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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

Human Rights celebration in...

Human Rights celebration in...

Nation

Mon, Sep 10 2018

The event was widely attended by Rajshahi based human rights and civil society activists

Canada holds firm in human rights dispute...

Canada holds firm in human rights dispute...

World

Mon, Aug 27 2018

Ottawa and Riyadh are at loggerheads over Canadian criticism of Saudi Arabia's human rights...

Rohingya repatriations yet to begin...

Rohingya repatriations yet to begin...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Aug 17 2018

UN Security Council to hold an open briefing on August 28, as international community remains...

The fight against rape

The fight against rape

Editorial

Thu, Jul 19 2018

All too often, it is the victims of such attacks who are blamed and shamed

Memories of the Rainbow Man

Memories of the Rainbow Man

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jul 19 2018

In death, Nelson Mandela remains the dream future generations can emulate

To all citizens equally

To all citizens equally

Anupam Debashis Roy

Wed, Jul 11 2018

Everyone has the right to due process

International summer school on human...

International summer school on human...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 3 2018

This summer school will provide a platform for delegates from various countries to learn about human...

Bangladesh deserves a win-win solidarity...

Bangladesh deserves a win-win solidarity...

Bangladesh should pursue its dialogue with the international community with more ambition

Is privacy a fundamental right?

Is privacy a fundamental right?

Muhammad Zamir

Sun, Jul 1 2018

Privacy as an issue has been gaining attention not only in South Asia, but all over the world