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Sunday, 11 December 2016
just want to give a hug to my son before my last breath”, moaned the mother of a young BNP activist who was picked up allegedly by members of a high-profile law enforcement agency in December 2013. Father of another victim of disappearance, Adnan Chowdhury, lament...
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...
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 ...
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...
Friday, 09 December 2016
At least 15 students were injured in clashes between two groups of ruling Bangladesh Awami League’s student front Bangladesh Chhatra League [BCL] on Chittagong University campus Thursday. The condition of three of the injured is critical. The injured were undergo...
Thursday, 08 December 2016
Araf Hossain is two and a half years old. Three years ago, when he was still in his mother’s womb, his father Chhatra Dal leader Parvez Hossain, was picked up by a group of people claiming to be from a law enforcement agency. He has not been heard of since. Little...
Wednesday, 07 December 2016
Recognising the long-standing solidarity and hospitality of the government and the people of Bangladesh, the European Union has said it is important that those fleeing violence in Myanmar are not deported or turned back. \"By providing assistance and protection to the...
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
Twenty-six years ago the autocratic rule of Gen. Ershad came to an end in the face of years of mass agitation leading to the restoration of democracy and reinstatement of the representative government in 1991.  Since then 6th December has been celebrated as Democra...
Sunday, 04 December 2016
Police has arrested 22 Jamaat leaders and activists including Comilla district’s B-Para Upazila Jamaat Ameer and Upazila Chairman Maulana Mizanur Rahman Atiki. Police made the arrest drive at 6 pm on Saturday evening. Confirming the news, local poli...
Saturday, 03 December 2016
Sand brought by water flowing in from India has covered about 3,500 acres of fertile land, resulting in damage to the ecology and destruction of livelihoods of thousands of families in Sunamganj. The affected villages are Chanpur, Rojoni Line, Maram, Burungamara and Ra...
Friday, 02 December 2016
The United Nations (UN) has sought 850 troops from Bangladesh for a peacekeeping mission in Sudan. United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) in a letter to the Permanent Mission of Bangladesh to the UN recently urged the government to contribute with ...
Thursday, 01 December 2016
At least 10,000 Rohingyas have entered Bangladesh recently to flee violence in Myanmar, the United Nations said yesterday. “Based on reports by various humanitarian agencies, we estimate that there could be 10,000 new arrivals in recent weeks,” Vivian Tan, ...
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
The 20-party alliance partners on Tuesday night extended their full support to BNP mayoral candidate Advocate Sakhawat Hossain Khan in the Narayanganj City Corporation (NCC) polls. They gave their support at a meeting with BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia at her Gulshan of...
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Myanmar\'s Rohingya may be victims of crimes against humanity, the UN\'s rights agency said yesterday, as former UN chief Kofi Annan arrived in the country for a visit that will include a trip to northern Rakhine. The army has carried out a bloody crackdown in Rakhine,...
Monday, 28 November 2016
Two months ago, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stood at the United Nations General Assembly in New York and gave a speech in front of assembled government delegations. After quoting her father, the country’s independence leader Sheikh Mujibur Ra...
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