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Save our girls

Save our girls

Tamanna Hoq Riti , Rasheda Akter

Mon, Dec 19 2016

We need to learn to protect the most vulnerable in our society

Choosing a dignified life: Tale of a...

Choosing a dignified life: Tale of a...

Dhaka

Sat, Dec 17 2016

Nodi, a transgender woman in her 40s living in Dhaka, has turned her life around simply by not giving...

NHRC Chair: 2016 worst for human rights...

NHRC Chair: 2016 worst for human rights...

Law & Rights

Sun, Dec 11 2016

In terms of human rights violations, the year 2016 is considered to be the worst since the second world...

Bangladesh observes Human Rights...

Bangladesh observes Human Rights...

Bangladesh

Sat, Dec 10 2016

The 68th International Human Rights Day 2016 observed across the country calls to 'stand up for someone's...

India records huge spike in 'honour...

India records huge spike in 'honour...

South Asia

Fri, Dec 9 2016

Indian police registered 251 cases of honour killing in 2015, compared with just 28 a year earlier when...

China summons diplomats from France...

China summons diplomats from France...

Uncategorized

Fri, Dec 2 2016

The Chinese Foreign Ministry summoned top diplomats from France and Germany after both countries honoured...

Protect our water resources

Protect our water resources

Opinion

Thu, Dec 1 2016

Water plays a key role in the culture, ethos, lives, and livelihoods of people the world over -- everything...

Sri Lanka seeks Trump’s help to drop...

Sri Lanka seeks Trump’s help to drop...

South Asia

Sun, Nov 27 2016

Sri Lanka has said it will set up special courts to address issues of accountability, but the promised...

Ashulia factory fire: Life lost in the...

Ashulia factory fire: Life lost in the...

Regulations

Sat, Nov 26 2016

Tuesday's fire at a gas lighter factory in Ashulia, Dhaka has already claimed the lives of two workers....

Speakers urge for community...

Speakers urge for community...

Bangladesh

Tue, Nov 15 2016

Human rights activists, lawyers, and academics have urged for sustainable community mediation to decrease...

Santal rights are human rights

Santal rights are human rights

Editorial

Sat, Nov 12 2016

The evictions of Gaibandha’s Santal people from their land shows an alarming trend of growing hostility...

Judicial probe into communal attacks...

Judicial probe into communal attacks...

Bangladesh

Tue, Nov 8 2016

Different social cultural organisations yesterday protested against the communal attacks that took place...

UN rights council election: Russia exits,...

UN rights council election: Russia exits,...

Europe

Sat, Oct 29 2016

The council this month asked the commission of inquiry for Syria to carry out a special investigation...

Marital abuse is never OK

Marital abuse is never OK

Editorial

Fri, Oct 7 2016

The typical mindset that it is acceptable to raise a hand to one’s spouse, whatever the provocation,...

Get to the bottom of custodial...

Get to the bottom of custodial...

Editorial

Thu, Oct 6 2016

We need to do a better job of holding law enforcement agencies accountable for any human rights...

The curious case of Tahmid

The curious case of Tahmid

Aaqib Md Shatil , Aaqib Md Shatil

Thu, Oct 6 2016

Despite evidence to the contrary, many jumped to conclusions and presumed his guilt

ASK: 150 custodial deaths in 9...

ASK: 150 custodial deaths in 9...

Law & Rights

Fri, Sep 30 2016

Of those killed extrajudicially, the highest 83 people died in police custody and 34 in RAB custody before...

Myanmar jails soldiers in rare move...

Myanmar jails soldiers in rare move...

World

Fri, Sep 16 2016

The fact they have been sentenced to imprisonment is better than nothing, an activist says

Destroying a way of life

Destroying a way of life

Babul Chakma , John Tripura

Thu, Sep 8 2016

We cannot destroy the protected lands in the CHT in the name of development and tourism

The world’s largest human rights...

The world’s largest human rights...

Climate Change

Thu, Aug 18 2016

If denying people access to fresh water, food, health services, and proper education all violate human...

MASUM: Release Bangladeshi trafficking...

MASUM: Release Bangladeshi trafficking...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jul 15 2016

In July last year, the Indian BSF sent back to Bangladesh 74 women victims of trafficking after they...