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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...

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...