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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...

Experts: Ensure gender equality first...

Experts: Ensure gender equality in family...

Law & Rights

Wed, Nov 25 2020

Violence against women, especially domestic violence, is a severe issue in Bangladesh

UN expert stresses urgent action to...

UN expert stresses urgent action to...

World

Tue, Nov 24 2020

During the past five years, a growing number of States have either established anti-femicide initiatives,...

Rights group: Myanmar’s genocide against...

Rights group: Myanmar’s genocide against...

World

Tue, Nov 24 2020

The International Court of Justice ordered Myanmar to cease the commission of genocidal acts

OP-ED: Leaving no one behind

OP-ED: Leaving no one behind

Saharin Priya Shaoun

Mon, Nov 23 2020

We must ensure the rights of all communities within Bangladesh

Boris raises UK's concerns over Rohingya...

UK PM raises concerns over Rohingya...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Nov 21 2020

The UK called on Myanmar to abide by the International Court of Justice’s provisional measures...

UN adopts resolution for urgent solution...

UN adopts resolution for urgent solution...

Rohingya Crisis

Thu, Nov 19 2020

132 countries vote in favor, 9 vote against while 31 abstain

ED: Advancing the rights of the hijra...

ED: Advancing the rights of the hijra...

Editorial

Tue, Nov 17 2020

These retrograde attitudes must be fought

US to work with new Myanmar govt to...

US to work with new Myanmar govt on...

World

Tue, Nov 10 2020

The US said it will also work with the new government in Myanmar to promote inclusive economic prosperity,...

Arabs doubt Biden will herald change...

Arabs doubt Biden will herald change...

North America

Sun, Nov 8 2020

Biden’s tough stance on human rights may be a key issue in the Middle East

CHTC: New five-star hotel risks displacing...

New five-star hotel may displace Mro...

Chittagong

Mon, Nov 2 2020

A new five-star hotel titled “Marriott Hotel and Amusement Park” is reportedly set to be...

US senators seek to declare China genocide...

US senators seek to accuse China for...

North America

Wed, Oct 28 2020

More than 1 million Uighurs languish in camps in the Xinjiang region as Beijing attempts to forcibly...

Kazakhs despair for relatives missing...

Kazakhs despair for relatives missing...

Central Asia

Fri, Oct 23 2020

Beijing has robustly defended its policies in the Xinjiang region where Muslims from Turkic speaking...

OP-ED: The spectre of apathy

OP-ED: The spectre of apathy

Ahmed Shafquat Hassan

Fri, Oct 23 2020

When we are constantly being bombarded by tragedy, how do we learn to care?

45 lawmakers urge US to boycott Saudi-hosted...

45 lawmakers urge US to boycott Saudi-hosted...

North America

Thu, Oct 22 2020

The letter comes as Riyadh on Wednesday began a two-day Women 20 (W20) conference, aimed at promoting...

Why Beijing may want to keep Trump in...

Why Beijing may want to keep Trump in...

East Asia

Tue, Oct 20 2020

Beijing worries that Biden is likely to renew American leadership on human rights, pressing China on...