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43 countries call on China to respect...

China urged to respect Uighur...

East Asia

Fri, Oct 22 2021

Beijing keeps denying accusations of ethnic cleansing against Uighurs and other mostly Muslim Turkic...

OP-ED: Are we a secular society?

Are we a secular society?

Sakhawat Sajjat Sejan

Wed, Oct 20 2021

Our failure to protect minority communities brings the efficiency of the state mechanism into...

UN: Russian paramilitaries in Mali should...

'Russian paramilitaries in Mali must...

Africa

Sat, Sep 18 2021

France and Germany warned they will reconsider their military engagement in Mali if a contract is struck...

Report: Rising sea level to deprive...

Rising sea level to leave 20m Bangladeshis...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Sep 14 2021

Around 17% of Bangladesh will submerge in 30 years, the UN Human Rights Council was told on Monday

UN: Environment threats greatest challenge...

UN: Environment threats greatest challenge...

World

Mon, Sep 13 2021

Environmental damage usually hurt the poorest people and nations the most, as they often have the least...

Sri Lankan detainees tortured while...

‘Sri Lankan detainees tortured while...

Law and Rights

Fri, Sep 10 2021

The government denies the accusations

GM Quader: Jatiya Party will not compromise...

GM Quader: JaPa will not compromise...

Politics

Wed, Sep 8 2021

The Jatiya Party chief says people want to see them in power again

Indigenous peoples 'abused' under Nepal's...

Indigenous peoples 'abused' under Nepal's...

South Asia

Mon, Aug 9 2021

‘Heavy-handed enforcement of these policies has subsequently resulted in numerous cases of torture...

Sultana Kamal: Government feels self-complacency...

‘Govt feels self-complacency working...

Government Affairs

Sun, Aug 8 2021

There is isolation between the government and the general people, says the noted human rights...

Bangladesh summons UK envoy over HR...

UK envoy summoned over HR report

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Jul 11 2021

Officials on both sides agreed on the importance of using authentic sources of information

ASK: 120 journos victimized, one died...

ASK: 120 journos victimized, one died...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jul 1 2021

767 rapes, 32 custodial deaths, extrajudicial killings reported over the period 

Amnesty: Hong Kong security law is a...

Amnesty: Hong Kong security law is a...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 30 2021

Most high-profile democratic politicians and activists have been arrested under the new law or for protest-related...

UN urges immediate dismantling of systemic...

UN urges immediate dismantling of systemic...

World

Mon, Jun 28 2021

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights set out a four-point agenda for transformative...

UN warns of worst 'cascade of human...

UN warns of worst 'cascade of human...

World

Mon, Jun 21 2021

‘Extreme poverty, inequalities and injustice are rising. Democratic and civic space is being eroded,’...

Media watchdogs: Pakistan journalist...

‘Pak journalist Zubair Mujahid murder...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 16 2021

He was murdered during the turbulent downfall of the regime of Pervez Musharraf in 2007

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,...

2022 Winter Olympics in China, a chance...

2022 Winter Olympics in China, a chance...

Sports

Sat, Jun 5 2021

Canada, locked in a major diplomatic and trade dispute with China for more than two years, is one of...

Experts, activists urge Bangladesh to...

‘Dismantle barbed wire fence around...

Nation

Tue, May 11 2021

Refugees have been complaining that the barbed wire fence adversely impacted their lives and...

ED: Another grim milestone

ED: Another grim milestone

Editorial

Sun, Apr 18 2021

While a hard lockdown was implemented on April 14, the fact of the matter is, it was too little too...

US human rights report blasts China...

US human rights report blasts China...

North America

Wed, Mar 31 2021

The report on China issued on Tuesday used more assertive language to describe the Chinese government’s...

OP-ED: Security? What security?

OP-ED: Security? What security?

Shafiur Rahman

Wed, Mar 31 2021

Is there a justification for barbed wire around the Rohingya camps?