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German photographer's Tangail brothel...

German photographer's Tangail brothel...

World

Fri, Apr 21 2017

The Longings of Others, which won first place at the Sony World Photography Awards 2017, depicts the...

NHRC for speeding up trials in juvenile...

NHRC for speeding up trials in juvenile...

Nation

Tue, Apr 18 2017

The NHRC will neither suggest increasing the number of Juvenile Correction Centres, nor expanding the...

Five years on, police yet to find Ilias...

Five years on, police yet to find Ilias...

Crime

Mon, Apr 17 2017

BNP has repeatedly said that the government and law enforcement agencies are responsible for the disappearance...

Former enclave dwellers lack proper...

Former enclave dwellers lack proper...

Bangladesh

Thu, Apr 13 2017

Before the swap in 2015, Bangladesh had 52 enclaves with an area of 2,877 hectares inside India

When the national courts fail

When the national courts fail

Umran Chowdhury

Tue, Apr 11 2017

Can we have a regional court of human rights?

UN decries US ‘vilification’ of...

UN decries US ‘vilification’ of...

World

Thu, Mar 9 2017

US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies could lead to collective expulsions of migrants in a...

Watch: Memoirs of a sex worker

Watch: Memoirs of a sex worker

Law & Rights

Fri, Mar 3 2017

Women in conservative cultures like ours are usually viewed as financial burdens and those who lack the...

Two transgender Pakistanis tortured...

Two transgender Pakistanis tortured...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 3 2017

Pakistan human rights activists demand information from Saudi Arabia over 11 transgender people still...

Still no rights for sex workers

Still no rights for sex workers

Law & Rights

Thu, Mar 2 2017

Having fought for decades to be accorded the basic human rights, sex workers are taking another stand...

Are we failing our workers abroad?

Are we failing our workers abroad?

Editorial

Wed, Mar 1 2017

Our migrant workers abroad are the backbone of our economy, and we have a solemn responsibility to protect...

UN envoy urges Myanmar to protect...

UN envoy urges Myanmar to protect...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Feb 28 2017

Yanghee Lee will present her full report on the situation in Myanmar to the UN Human Rights Council on...

Indigenous peoples continue being marginalised:...

Indigenous peoples continue being marginalised:...

Law & Rights

Mon, Feb 27 2017

Kapaeeng Foundation in collaboration with Oxfam Bangladesh, released the “Human Rights Report 2016 on...

Israel refuses visa for HRW official...

Israel refuses visa for HRW official...

Middle East

Fri, Feb 24 2017

Human Rights Watch says, move puts Israel in a group with the 'most repressive states' it covers

UN human rights envoy for Myanmar due...

UN human rights envoy for Myanmar due...

Bangladesh

Mon, Feb 20 2017

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, will...

A citizen is a citizen

A citizen is a citizen

Tribune Editorial

Sun, Feb 5 2017

While it makes sense for the government to subject candidates to a thorough assessment before granting...

An open letter to the Security...

An open letter to the Security...

Various authors

Sun, Jan 1 2017

It is time for the international community to act to stop the Rohingya crisis

Bacha bazi: Afghan culture of child...

Bacha bazi: Afghan culture of child...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 19 2016

AIHRC points out that Afghanistan’s criminal law prohibits rape and pederasty, but there are no clear...

Nepali girl dies due to banned Hindu...

Nepali girl dies due to banned Hindu...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 19 2016

Under the practice, women are banned from taking part in normal family activities during menstruation...

Syrian Observatory says 10 evacuation...

Syrian Observatory says 10 evacuation...

World

Mon, Dec 19 2016

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Monday 10 buses had left...

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...