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Friday, 09 December 2016
Around 21,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh in recent weeks to escape violence in neighbouring Myanmar, an official of the International Organisation for Migration said recently. Bangladesh has stepped up patrols on the border trying to stem the tide of refugees who...
Sunday, 11 December 2016
Law minister Anisul Huq on Saturday admitted that extrajudicial killing is a major barrier to establishing rule of in the country.Addressing a seminar on the human rights day, he also said the government would take stern action if the incidents of extrajudicial killing ...
Sunday, 11 December 2016
An India-based human rights organisation has written to the country’s National Human Rights Commission demanding a magisterial enquiry into the alleged extra-judicial killing of a Bangladeshi youth by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in West Bengal’s No...
Monday, 12 December 2016
Local human rights watchdog Odhikar has called upon the people of Bangladesh to restore their voting rights. Odhikar also called on human rights defenders as well as the families of victims to stand against rights violation in one voice. The day is observed every year...
Tuesday, 13 December 2016
Climate-induced displacement and migration are a regular and increasing phenomenon and 15 million people in Bangladesh alone could be displaced by climate change by 2050, according to a report on climate change. The report “Climate Change Knows No Borders” ...