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Pope joins Myanmar bishops' appeal for...

Pope joins Myanmar bishops' appeal for...

World

Sun, Jun 20 2021

The pope appealed, speaking of the "heartbreaking experience of thousands of people in that country...

ILO: Covid-hit domestic workers lost...

ILO: Covid-hit domestic workers lost...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jun 15 2021

A report by the International Labour Organization showed that fewer than one in five domestic workers,...

4 held in Narayanganj for raping...

4 held in Narayanganj for raping...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jun 10 2021

The survivors met two of the accused over the phone and formed a romantic attachment with them, according...

‘Journalists should bury differences...

‘Journalists should bury differences...

Law & Rights

Sat, May 22 2021

Presence of multiple competing press clubs within districts creating division among journalists, speakers...

What does the case against journalist...

What the case against journo Rozina...

Law and Rights

Tue, May 18 2021

The investigative journalist was sued under the Official Secrets Act and the Penal Code

Law minister: Will send back Khaleda...

Minister: Will send back Khaleda plea...

Politics

Sat, May 8 2021

The review was conducted taking the opinions of officials concerned on waiving Khaleda’s sentence...

3 people sued in DSA case for defaming...

3 sued in DSA case for defaming PM

Court

Wed, Apr 28 2021

The crackdown on freedom of expression escalated during the pandemic, ARTICLE 19 has said on cases filed...

Failure to implement policy hinders...

Failure to implement policy hinders...

Law & Rights

Tue, Mar 9 2021

Systemic discrimination and culture of victim blaming in Bangladesh need to be addressed

9 to die for killing man in...

9 to die for killing man in...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 8 2021

According to the case statement, Nesar Ahmed, an expatriate, was murdered by the convicts – and...

Rights organizations observe International...

Rights organizations observe International...

Law and Rights

Mon, Mar 8 2021

The organizations voiced a 17-point demand to address discrimination against women

BLAST report: Compensation awarded in...

BLAST report: Compensation awarded in...

Law and Rights

Sun, Mar 7 2021

Award of compensation sustained in only one case out of 90

PEN International calls for investigation...

PEN Int'l calls for probe into Mushtaq's...

Law & Rights

Wed, Mar 3 2021

The association also demanded that the charges against cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore be dropped

Law Minister: Government to amend Digital...

Law Minister: Govt to amend Digital...

Law and Rights

Tue, Mar 2 2021

The controversial Digital Security Act once again came under fire following writer Mushtaq Ahmed's...

Experts: DSA needs to be repealed

Experts: DSA needs to be repealed

Law and Rights

Sat, Feb 27 2021

783 cases filed under DSA in 14 months, according to police data quoted by CGS

Law enforcement, govt officials file...

Law enforcement, govt officials file...

Law and Rights

Fri, Feb 26 2021

Number of cases tripled in 2020 comparing to 2019

CPJ demands probe over Mushtaq Ahmed’s...

CPJ demands probe over Mushtaq Ahmed’s...

Law & Rights

Fri, Feb 26 2021

The organization also called for the unconditional release of jailed political cartoonist Kabir...

Lack of international action earlier...

Lack of int'l action contributed to...

Law and Rights

Fri, Feb 12 2021

The military authorities must not be allowed to exacerbate the situation of the Rohingyas, says UN deputy...

Bill placed in JS to raise lower court...

Bill in JS to allow lower court judges’...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jan 19 2021

Law Minister Anisul Huq placed the Bill and it was sent to the respective Parliamentary Standing Committee...

BBS, UN Women to launch Time Use Survey...

BBS, UN Women to launch Time Use Survey...

Law and Rights

Sat, Jan 16 2021

The survey is set to start from January 24, following a training program for officials concerned

‘Govt gagging dissenting voices’

‘Govt gagging dissenting voices’

Law and Rights

Fri, Dec 4 2020

'We want a state where the rulers can be held accountable'

UN launches campaign to promote gender...

UN launches campaign to promote gender...

Law and Rights

Wed, Nov 25 2020

The campaign starts on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November...