• Thursday, Apr 22, 2021
  • Last Update : 08:15 pm
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?

OP-ED: 50 years on, what are our...

OP-ED: 50 years on, what are our...

Mazher Mir

Sun, Mar 21 2021

As we develop and prosper, it would be unwise to ignore the looming threat of climate change

OP-ED: Development need not come at...

OP-ED: Development need not come at...

Meer Ahsan Habib

Sun, Mar 21 2021

How the DSA poses a threat to press freedom

Freedom House: No South Asian country...

Freedom House: No South Asian country...

South Asia

Sun, Mar 7 2021

Afghanistan found to be ‘not free’ in the annual report by the US-based watchdog

ED: High time to put an end to custodial...

ED: High time to put an end to custodial...

Editorial

Wed, Mar 3 2021

Many individuals have clearly stated that they were abused in jail -- they cannot all be lying

US focused on future conduct of Saudi...

US focused on future conduct of KSA...

Middle East

Tue, Mar 2 2021

White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the United States reserved the right to sanction Mohammed bin...

Mushtaq's death: UN HR chief urges DSA...

Mushtaq's death: UN HR chief urges DSA...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 1 2021

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Bachelet also expresses serious concern on cartoonist Kishore’s...

UN rights experts to issue findings...

UN rights experts to issue findings...

Europe

Sat, Feb 27 2021

The opposition politician was arrested in Moscow in January upon returning from Germany

UN chief calls for action to ensure...

UN chief calls for action to ensure...

World

Thu, Feb 25 2021

António Guterres addressed ambassadors exactly one year after he issued a Call to Action for Human...

ED: Embodying the spirit of Ekushey...

ED: Embodying the spirit of Ekushey...

Editorial

Sun, Feb 21 2021

In Bangladesh today, there remain many who continue to fight for their own rights, for their own voices...

OP-ED: Bangladesh must speak out against...

OP-ED: Bangladesh must speak out against...

Saad Hammadi

Thu, Feb 18 2021

Our government must join the fight to end this discriminatory policy

OP-ED: Looking back to look

OP-ED: Looking back to look

Umran Chowdhury

Wed, Feb 17 2021

The human suffering of 1971 should inspire the protection of human rights in the present and in the...

ED: Towards inclusivity

ED: Towards inclusivity

Editorial

Tue, Feb 2 2021

Transgender rights are human rights

UN experts urges SL to stop forced cremation...

UN experts urges SL to stop forced cremation...

World

Mon, Jan 25 2021

This practice runs counter to beliefs of Muslims and other minorities in Sri Lanka, they say

UN experts: Disgraceful Guantánamo Bay...

'Guantánamo Bay detention facility must...

World

Tue, Jan 12 2021

40 detainees still remain in the detention centre in Cuba, but only nine of them have been charged with...

Torture in the name of psychiatric...

Torture in the name of psychiatric...

Nation

Mon, Dec 21 2020

A mobile court in Comilla has fined the owner of an unauthorized mental clinic which was built at his...

OP-ED: Celebrating Victory Day during...

Celebrating Victory Day amid the...

Raqibul Mohammad Anwar

Wed, Dec 16 2020

With the pandemic already wreaking havoc across the globe, neo-nationalism must be kept in check from...

OP-ED: Equal pay for equal work

OP-ED: Equal pay for equal work

Afrin Mahbub

Fri, Dec 11 2020

Society needs to see women as much more than just caregivers and homemakers

UN: Richer countries need to help poorer...

‘Rich countries must help poorer survive...

World

Wed, Dec 9 2020

Covid-19 vaccines and tools should reach everyone who needs them, says the UN human rights high...