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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?

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...