- June 23, 2017
Sarat Dash, the chief of mission for IOM Bangladesh, sat down with the Dhaka Tribune to discuss the lure of illegal migration and what the IOM is doing to combat it.
This is the last instalment of the four-part series
Local dialects can be used in the news but not as a joke. Apart from running reports on regional cultures, the news media will also have to present the culture of ethnic minorities
The government plans to lay down guidelines for the online media
An average of 30-40 Bangladeshis illegally enter Libya on a daily basis to cross the Mediterranean to Italy by boat
The appointments took immediate effect and will remain valid until further notice
‘Bangladeshi authorities have a poor track record of holding Bengali settlers to account for violent attacks on indigenous people’
The syndicate meeting did not come out with any assurance of withdrawing the case filed against the protesters
Super Jyoti Chakma has been suspended as the police pressed charges against him in an arms case, reads a government order
The study revealed that men strongly perceive that development policies and women’s empowerment initiatives are bypassing them and unduly favouring women at their expense.
‘Those serving jail term for more than 20 years has less criminal tendency. Considering the fact, we are considering taking measures to help them get released from jail’
We believe that a vested interest group has been spreading false news to incite violence
South Asian Coordinator for One Billion Rising Kamla Bhasin spoke at a conference on a number of human rights issues
Based in New Delhi, Kamla has been an activist for over 35 years
While many of these detained children may actually be involved in the crimes they have been accused of, there are also many who are mere victims of circumstance
‘My family is conservative. They put the blame on me for the incident, and I had nothing to do’
‘NGOs can improve the quality of justice processes through providing timely, clear, and respectful support to disputants and can help them secure a fairer outcome from their cases’
Hindu families spent Tk2,27,000 for their cases filed under the act, and 50% of the costs were spent on bribery
Experts believe that the rise of divorce in Dhaka is a positive trend because more and more women are speaking up against marital abuse.
The court was surprised when the 11-month-old boy appeared in the docket in his father’s arms