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'New citizenship bill creates second-class...

'New citizenship bill creates second-class...

Law & Rights

Sun, Feb 5 2017

The draft Citizenship Bill, 2016, approved by Cabinet in February last year, is in contravention of the...

JFK airport authorities not disclosing...

JFK airport authorities not disclosing...

Law & Rights

Fri, Feb 3 2017

Authorities at the John F Kennedy airport in New York have declined to disclose the name of a Bangladeshi...

Domestic workers to get a rights watchdog...

Domestic workers to get a rights watchdog...

Law & Rights

Thu, Feb 2 2017

The High Court yesterday directed the government to form monitoring bodies within six months to protect...

Survivors claim Myanmar Army taking...

Survivors claim Myanmar Army taking...

South Asia

Fri, Jan 13 2017

Sexual violence has become an effective tool of oppression for the Myanmar security forces who continue...

'We will fight until the last drop of...

'We will fight until the last drop of...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jan 10 2017

The Faith Movement of Arakan, popularly known as Harakah al-Yaqin (HaY), is an insurgent group in Myanmar’s...

HC summons Jessore police officers over...

HC summons Jessore police officers over...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jan 8 2017

The High Court on Sunday summoned two Jessore police officers and issued a suo moto rule over the torture...

'Yaba trader' killed in shootout

'Yaba trader' killed in shootout

Bangladesh

Thu, Jan 5 2017

A suspected yaba trader was killed in a shootout with law enforcers on Thursday near Jamuna Petrol-pump...

One in three brick kilns in Barisal...

One in three brick kilns in Barisal...

Environment

Thu, Jan 5 2017

Most brick kilns in Barisal district are operating illegally and polluting the environment under the...

Two-thirds of marriages in 2015 were...

Two-thirds of marriages in 2015 were...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jan 4 2017

At least two-thirds of the marriages that took place in Bangladesh in 2015 were not registered with the...

Man disappears from police custody,...

Man disappears from police custody,...

Nation

Wed, Jan 4 2017

Homoeophath Sheikh Mokhlesur Rahman Jonny disappeared in Satkhira after police arrested him, but they...

Airing local product adverts on foreign...

Airing local product adverts on foreign...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jan 2 2017

The government has issued an order prohibiting local satellite channel distributors on airing local product’s...

Site launched aiming to boost judicial...

Site launched aiming to boost judicial...

Bangladesh

Sat, Dec 24 2016

A website has been launched to provide one stop service to the citizens of Bangladesh regarding all judicial...

Study: Land law discriminatory for marginalised...

Study: Land law discriminatory for marginalised...

Law & Rights

Thu, Dec 22 2016

In Bangladesh, over five million acres of land is state-owned and of that 88% has been grabbed by political...

Is Shamim's ballot flash unlawful?

Is Shamim's ballot flash unlawful?

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 22 2016

Awami League lawmaker Shamim Osman drew the ire of some when he cast his vote openly yesterday during...

'Child waste collectors left out of...

'Child waste collectors left out of...

Law & Rights

Thu, Dec 22 2016

A study has found that child waste collectors are deprived of state benefits such as education, training...

Another 157 Ashulia RMG workers...

Another 157 Ashulia RMG workers...

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 22 2016

Sources said 22 employees were suspended from Windy Apparels while Fountain Garments Manufacturing Limited...

BMBS: Oppressed men have no legal...

BMBS: Oppressed men have no legal...

Law & Rights

Sun, Dec 18 2016

The number of incidents where men are being harassed or repressed at the hands of women is increasing...

Public-hearing for pro-poor food...

Public-hearing for pro-poor food...

Law & Rights

Sun, Dec 18 2016

Taking part in a public hearing, professionals, leaders, development activists and other stakes unequivocally...

Independence won, not liberty

Independence won, not liberty

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 15 2016

In hindsight, it appears we had only won a battle 45 years ago. We had won independence but not...

NHRC: Gobindaganj Santals evicted...

NHRC: Gobindaganj Santals evicted...

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 13 2016

The eviction of Santals from their village in Gobindaganj was illegal, the National Human Rights Commission...

Govt to ‘expose’ online porn...

Govt to ‘expose’ online porn...

Bangladesh

Mon, Dec 12 2016

The government plans to develop a mechanism to expose people who are viewing porn websites.