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    ASK questions intention of Rajuk’s order, fine 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on November 16, 2019

    Ain O Salish Kendra top executives in a press conference on Friday questioned the intention of Thursday’s Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha mobile court drive at its...

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    Rajuk fines ASK, orders to relocate office in 2 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on November 15, 2019

    A Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha mobile court on Thursday fined human rights organisation Ain O Salish Kendra at Lalmatia in Dhaka Tk 2 lakh for ‘running...

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    Banned ex-FIFA No 2 Valcke appeals 10-year ban

    Agence France-Presse . Lausanne | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2019

    Former FIFA No.2 Jerome Valcke is taking his ten-year world soccer ban to the European Court of Human Rights, his lawyer told AFP on Monday....

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    Orientation of UNESCO LLM programme held at UAP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on October 22, 2019

    The orientation of the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies LLM programme was held at the University of...

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    Odhikar celebrates 25th founding anniversary

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on October 11, 2019

    Human rights group Odhikar on Thursday celebrated its 25th founding anniversary urging all to join in the struggle for establishing human rights in Bangladesh...

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    Human rights lawyer detained by Egyptian authorities

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 03:15pm on September 23, 2019

    Egyptian authorities on Sunday detained an award-winning human rights lawyer after she attended judicial investigations into protesters arrested during rare demonstrations against president Abdel Fattah...

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    Greta wins Amnesty’s highest human rights award

    Agence- France-Presse  . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on September 18, 2019

    Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future youth movement received Amnesty International’s ‘Ambassadors of Conscience’ award on Monday for their work...

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    Government urged to carry out fair probe into Rohingya camp deaths

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:13am on September 17, 2019

    UN human rights experts on Monday urged the Bangladesh government to carry out an ‘independent, impartial and effective investigation’ into all the deaths that have...

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    UN sounds alarm over climate change impact on human rights

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 05:06pm on September 09, 2019

    Climate change is not only having a devastating impact on the environments we live in, but also on respect for human rights globally, the UN...

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    Human rights from the ground up

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    IF WE look at some of the earliest critiques of the global capitalist system, they call for a return to more small-scale, locally grounded economies...