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    Odhikar’s 24th founding anniversary today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on October 10, 2018

    Human rights organization Odhikar said Tuesday it was facing extreme repression and harassments by the government since 2013 for defending human rights....

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    UN calls for revising Digital Security Act

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:05am on October 10, 2018

    UN Human Rights body has called on Bangladesh to urgently revise the Digital Security Act to ensure that it is in line with international human...

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    Freedom of expression must to ensure human rights: Swiss envoy

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:31am on October 08, 2018

    Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh Rene Holenstein on Sunday said that freedom of expression and press freedom are important benchmarks for human rights in any...

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    Improve HR condition in marine fisheries sector: speakers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:43am on October 02, 2018

    Speakers at a seminar here have emphasised the importance of improving the human rights condition in the country’s marine fisheries sector as its contribution towards...

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    Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters’ release

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2018

    Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney appealed to Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, saying...

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    RTI Act implementation can establish rule of law, human rights: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on September 29, 2018

    Speakers, while addressing a press briefing marking International Information Rights Day, have said that establishing the rule of law,....

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    Blatant violation of human rights in plain sight

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2018

    THE Awami League led government not only failed to realise its electoral pledge to bridge the gap of income inequality, but also blatantly failed to...

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    Companies, govt violating human rights: rights activists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on September 20, 2018

    Unfair land acquisition and destruction of natural resources, entrenched gender inequality in wage differentials, low wages, child labour and weak monitoring and implementation of labour...

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    Journalists, rights activists express concern

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:47pm on September 19, 2018

    The journalist community and rights activists on Wednesday expressed concern over Parliament passing the controversial Digital Security Bill 2018 ignoring widespread protests...

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    Death penalty: a denial of human rights

    Al Amin Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2018

    DEATH penalty is always a violation of human rights. Freedom from torture, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment is protected under Article 3 of the...