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    Bangladesh country of concern: CIVICUS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:54am on November 28, 2018

    Bangladesh was marked as a country of concern by international human rights organisation CIVICUS in its global report on fundamental freedom...

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    Speakers for ensuring transgender people’s rights

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:42am on November 20, 2018

    Speakers at a consultation meeting in Rajshahi on Monday called for ensuring the fundamental rights, especially the health, social and legal rights, of transgender people...

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    Fresh intimidation continues with fake reporting: Odhikar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:15pm on November 17, 2018

    Rights organisation Odhikar at a press conference on Saturday alleged that fresh intimidation continued against it with fake and orchestrated reporting by a section of...

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    UN adopts resolution on HR situation in Myanmar

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:33am on November 17, 2018

    The third committee of the UN General Assembly in New York has adopted a resolution on the situation of human rights in Myanmar. A total...

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    AFAD expresses concern over ‘intimidation’ of Odhikar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:48am on November 16, 2018

    The Asian Federation against Involuntary Disappearances has expressed its concern over the deteriorating situation in Bangladesh ahead of general election and the precarious position in...

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    Address deteriorating human rights conditions, EU asks Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on November 16, 2018

    The European Parliament has passed a resolution calling on Bangladesh to urgently address deteriorating human rights conditions, extra judicial killings, enforced disappearances, excessive use of...

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    Rights activists demand Shahidul Alam’s immediate release

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on November 14, 2018

    Rights activists at a protest rally marking the hundredth day of arbitrary detention of acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam said on Tuesday that the government design...

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    FB must act to stop incitement ahead of 2020 Mynamar poll: report

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:00am on November 07, 2018

    Myanmar’s 2020 elections may be fertile ground for ‘incitement to violence’ and Facebook should prepare now, an assessment of the tech giant’s presence in the...

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    Orwell’s message in a bottle

    David N Smith | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2018

    IN JUNE the United States became the first and only nation to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council, which a Trump administration official...

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    Humanitarian bombs

    David Swanson | Updated at 12:00am on October 17, 2018

    ONE should not sell bombs to a government that abuses human rights, which means murders a man without using one of the bombs....

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