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Momen: Hasina saved global leaders from...

Momen: Hasina saved global leaders from...

Rohingya Crisis

Sun, Feb 10 2019

The foreign minister says he fears pockets of radicalism might emerge if the refugee crisis

An avertible war

An avertible war

Mazher Mir

Tue, Jan 29 2019

The global community needs to wake up and see this fast-approaching reality

How likely are Myanmar’s generals to...

How likely are Myanmar’s generals to...

Azeem Ibrahim

Mon, Jan 28 2019

For Aung San Suu Kyi, it’s now or never

Zero tolerance for human...

Zero tolerance for human...

Editorial

Wed, Jan 16 2019

We cannot consider these cases as being isolated incidents

What are our rights?

What are our rights?

SM Shahidullah Mamun

Wed, Dec 26 2018

The state has a duty to safeguard human rights enshrined in the constitution 

Amnesty: 3,600 killed in Nigeria's farmer-herder...

Amnesty: 3,600 killed in Nigeria's farmer-herder...

Africa

Mon, Dec 17 2018

The Nigerian army on Monday rejected the Amnesty report, accusing the global watchdog of 'unfounded...

Nicaragua police beat journalists in...

Nicaragua police beat journalists in...

Latin America

Sun, Dec 16 2018

At least 322 people have been killed and more than 500 are incarcerated, according to the Nicaraguan...

US sanctions top Kim Jong Un aides over...

US sanctions top Kim Jong Un aides over...

World

Tue, Dec 11 2018

The State Department is required by a 2016 law to produce a report on North Korean human rights for Congress...

For a humanitarian Bangladesh

For a humanitarian Bangladesh

Mohammad Monirul Huque

Sun, Dec 9 2018

Under Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bangladesh has proven itself a bastion of human rights

UN adopts resolution on HR situation...

UN adopts resolution on HR situation...

World

Sat, Nov 17 2018

The resolution reaffirms that the Rohingya must be allowed, on their own accord, to return to their homes...

Getting repatriation right

Getting repatriation right

Editorial

Fri, Nov 16 2018

It is now Myanmar’s turn to do the right thing. But how much longer will it take?

The power  of the youth

The power of the youth

Editorial

Sat, Oct 27 2018

There is no denying that the future rests on the shoulders of young people

What does UNHRC membership mean for...

What does UNHRC membership mean for...

Sayeed Ahmad

Sat, Oct 27 2018

Let us not harbour any illusions -- this will not change our human rights situation

If human rights shelved in N Korea talks,...

If human rights shelved in N Korea talks,...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Oct 24 2018

Quintana said he raised concerns about the Myanmar military committing crimes against humanity and called...

Put the pressure on Myanmar

Put the pressure on Myanmar

Editorial

Tue, Oct 23 2018

International pressure is crucial to ensure that Myanmar recognizes the terrible crimes that have been...

There is no justice in killing

There is no justice in killing

Al Amin Rahman

Wed, Oct 3 2018

The death penalty should have no place in the 21st century

A global political commitment

A global political commitment

Mir Aftabuddin Ahmed

Mon, Oct 1 2018

The Responsibility to Protect applies to both citizens and stateless people

Call to unite against injustice

Call to unite against injustice

Dhaka

Mon, Sep 24 2018

Rights activist Sultana Kamal said the government failed to keep its pledge to build a secular and democratic...

Owners curtail worker rights, suppress...

Call for safeguarding worker

Business

Wed, Sep 19 2018

Representatives from national and international workers rights groups spoke on the occasion

The people vs free speech

The people vs free speech

Luba Khalili

Thu, Sep 13 2018

When rights are erased, what happens to progress? 

Feeling voiceless, feeling unheard

Feeling voiceless, feeling unheard

Anupam Debashis Roy

Tue, Sep 11 2018

All we can do is ask annoying questions