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The women who took on the mine

The women who took on the mine

Special Supplement

Thu, Mar 8 2018

How a group of women in a remote village in Thailand stood up to corporate environmental

The very word ‘freedom’ is forbidden...

The very word ‘freedom’ is forbidden...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 8 2018

Nobel laureate Shirin Ebadi recently visited Bangladesh with two other laureates -- Mairead Maguire and...

What is Myanmar’s  true intention?

What is Myanmar’s true intention?

Opinion

Sun, Feb 25 2018

Thousands of people have died due to the Myanmar army’s cruelty

HRW: Scrap draconian elements of Digital...

HRW: Scrap draconian elements of Digital...

Bangladesh

Fri, Feb 23 2018

‘Bangladesh cabinet approves new law that is overly broad and ripe for abuse’

‘End impunity for violations against...

‘End impunity for violations against...

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 20 2018

APWLD has urged the Bangladesh government to take immediate action regarding the violence against the...

Rights chief alarmed by 'scope and length'...

Rights chief alarmed by 'scope and length'...

World

Fri, Feb 16 2018

Turkey has arrested over 55,000 in the mass crackdown after the coup, saying the measures are needed...

EU calls on Dhaka to facilitate necessary...

EU calls on Dhaka to facilitate necessary...

Bangladesh

Wed, Feb 14 2018

'We hope all parties will actually be willing to stand for [the] election to make sure that people of...

Pakistani rights advocate Asma Jahangir...

Pakistani rights advocate Asma Jahangir...

South Asia

Sun, Feb 11 2018

She was also been an outspoken critic of the country's powerful military establishment, including during...

It’s time to plan for the...

It’s time to plan for the...

Opinion

Thu, Feb 1 2018

The Rohingya will likely remain in Bangladesh

Myanmar’s great cover-up

Myanmar’s great cover-up

Md Sharif Hasan

Sun, Jan 28 2018

Repatriating the Rohingya without any assurance of security is a bad idea for everyone involved

Are illegal Bangladeshi  migrants to...

Are illegal Bangladeshi migrants to...

Ajaz Ashraf

Wed, Jan 24 2018

Don’t blame Bangladesh for Assam’s problem. This is the first part of a two-part op-ed

HRW says Trump is 'disaster' for human...

HRW says Trump is 'disaster' for human...

North America

Fri, Jan 19 2018

'Trump has been a disaster for the human rights movement, in part because he seems to have this insatiable...

‘Human rights violations are being...

‘Human rights violations are being...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jan 18 2018

At least 800 women were raped in 2017

Odhikar: 2017 a detrimental year for...

Odhikar: 2017 a detrimental year for...

Law & Rights

Fri, Jan 12 2018

Odhikar claims to have been facing severe repression and harassment from the Bangladesh government since...

ASK says revising Custodial Death Act...

ASK says revising Custodial Death Act...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jan 10 2018

The police have been urging for a revision of this law, which was passed by majority vote in parliament...

Ban on Bangladeshis marrying Rohingya:...

Ban on Bangladeshis marrying Rohingya:...

Special

Tue, Jan 2 2018

There is generally no bar against Bangladeshi citizens marrying people from other nationalities

Where have our rights gone?

Where have our rights gone?

Editorial

Mon, Jan 1 2018

If Bangladesh is serious about its development goals, then it simply cannot afford to ignore the elephant...

2017 in review: Human rights situation...

2017 in review: Human rights situation...

Bangladesh

Sun, Dec 31 2017

A total of 122 journalists faced repression and assault from law enforcers, influential people, local...

Chinese activist jailed for 8

Chinese activist jailed for 8

Asia Pacific

Tue, Dec 26 2017

Xie was released on bail in May after what critics described as a show trial

Vanished into thin air

Vanished into thin air

Raisul Islam Sourav

Sun, Dec 24 2017

What allows enforced disappearances to take place?

Respecting their rights

Respecting their rights

Miti Sanjana

Wed, Dec 20 2017

This is not a black and white issue