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Monday, 23 May 2016
Several European Union (EU) heads of mission in Dhaka on Sunday said the recent attacks in Bangladesh constitute an unprecedented threat to human rights and freedom of expression and belief. At a meeting with foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali, they shared their...
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
Parti Amanah Negara (AMANAH) strongly condemns the death penalty by hanging for Motiur Rahman Nizami, a leader of Jamaat e-Islami Bangladesh. The execution was recently carried on 11th May. AMANAH believes that executing this leader of an Islamic movement is a vengeful...
Wednesday, 25 May 2016
The police have finally lost the century-old wide discretionary powers concerning arrest, detention in custody and remand, as the Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld a High Court verdict against the arbitrary use of their sweeping authority. The HC verdict de...
Sunday, 29 May 2016
Members of families of 19 disappeared victims once again took to the street, yesterday, 26 May 2016. They formed a “human chain” in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka to demand the return of their loved ones within the month of Ramadan. Prominent hu...
Monday, 30 May 2016
LAST MONTH IN DHAKA, the capital of Bangladesh, six men pounded on the door of Xulhaz Mannan, an employee of the US embassy. When he opened, they hacked him and a friend to death with machetes. A group affiliated with Al Qaeda claimed responsibility, condemning the men ...