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    NHRC chief for bringing attackers of journalists to justice

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on August 08, 2018

    National Human Rights Commission chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque on Tuesday condemned the attacks on journalists covering protests of students demanding safe road and he demanded...

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    Bangladesh can never allow same sex marriages: Shahriar Alam

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on August 03, 2018

    State minister for foreign affairs Shahriar Alam on Thursday said the social condition of Bangladesh was not in favour of same sex marriages....

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    335 killed in ‘crossfire’ in 7 months: Odhikar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on August 03, 2018

    At least 335 people were victims of ‘crossfire’ in seven months from January to July this year as extrajudicial killings commenced indiscriminately across the country...

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    ASK decries police excess on protesting students

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:20pm on August 01, 2018

    Terming the police's attitude towards the protesting students at the city as totally unacceptable, Ain O Salish Kendra has urged the administration to take necessary...

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    Sara Hossain made member of IC on protests in occupied Palestine

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on July 28, 2018

    Sara Hossain, a Supreme Court lawyer, has been named as one of the three members of the Inquiry Commission on the 2018 protests in the...

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    11 Bangladeshi women, children trafficked to India: rights group

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:40am on July 27, 2018

    An Indian rights organisation on Thursday lodged a complaint with their National Human Rights Commission about the mistreatment of 11 Bangladesh trafficking victims languishing in...

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    Civic space denied in Bangladesh: AHRC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:39am on July 27, 2018

    Asian Human Rights Commission on Thursday observed that Bangladesh’s incumbent government ‘denies all forms of civic space to the people in general’ and the ruling...

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    ‘Harijan’ community demand fundamental rights

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 01:06am on July 25, 2018

    The ‘Harijan’ community in Rangpur on Tuesday demanded that their fundamental rights, dignity, opportunities and equal access to every sector of the society should be...

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    Rohingya report more violence, persecution in Myanmar

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on July 20, 2018

    Muslim Rohingya refugees reaching Bangladesh say violence, including torture, persists against them in Myanmar and the overall environment remains ‘menacing’ for ethnic and religious minorities,...

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    Myanmar in dialogue, not in action on Rohingya issues: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 04:56pm on July 15, 2018

    Prime minister Sheikh Haisna on Sunday said her government is in dialogue with Myanmar over the Rohingya issues, but the Myanmar government still remains in...