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    Time for election authorities to make agencies neutral

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 12, 2018

    POLITICAL parties and alliances began campaigns after the election authorities had almost completed the allocation of election symbols on Monday....

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    Why the ‘Me Too’ movement in India is succeeding at last

    Raksha Kumar | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    THIS year, I’ve been a part of the Me Too revival in India, having joined countless other women in naming and shaming our abusers....

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    Walk the talk

    Raju Prasad Chapagai | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    THE new Constitution of Nepal, written in 2015, significantly widened the scope of human rights protections including through strengthening the guarantee of economic, social and cultural rights....

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    ‘People-centered’ human rights framework

    Ajamu Baraka | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    THIS quote from Louis Henkin, the venerable international legal scholar and passionate advocate for human rights, represents both the promise and the contradictory limitations of the human rights idea....

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    Worrying unequal economic development

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    THE country has witnessed a sharp rise in income inequality during the tenure of Awami League led government in the past decade....

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    Govt must stop extrajudicial killings

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    ALTHOUGH the government has claimed that it is sincere in protecting human rights, human rights defenders have termed the country’s rights situation alarming and repressive as extrajudicial killing,....

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    The Afghanisation of politics

    Cyril Almeida | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    CALL it the Afghanisation of politics. You can guess what they don’t want, but you can’t really be certain about what they do want. And...

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    Time to de-colonize human rights

    Ajamu Baraka | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    ‘…recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice...

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    The symphony of our times

    Dr Mizanur Rahman Shelley | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    Mobilising friends at homeEVEN before I could contact and seek help from good friends and well wishers at home, father Principal BM Rahman started moving...

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    The elections enter the final phase

    M Serajul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on December 10, 2018

    The election scenario is now clear and unless something very unexpected occurs in the next three weeks, the ruling party will face a strong and...

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