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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...

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    Companies, govt violating human rights: rights activists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:34pm on September 19, 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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    Human rights not established by writing words on paper: CJ

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 17, 2018

    Chief justice Syed Mahmud Hossain said on Sunday that human rights were not established by writing words on paper or moving air with one’s lips....

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    Rights groups fail to visit spot for ‘insecurity’

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:38pm on September 11, 2018

    A team of eight rights organisations had to return to Dhaka from Lama in Bandarban on September 5 without visiting a village where two Tripura...

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    Bangladeshi protesters ill-treated: UN rights chief

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    New United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Monday said that student protesters and media professionals in Bangladesh were recently attacked, arrested...

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    Saudi seeks death penalty for prominent cleric

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 07:06pm on September 04, 2018

    Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor sought the death penalty against prominent cleric Sheikh Salman al-Awda at the start of his trial Tuesday in Riyadh, a year...

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    Arbitrary arrests increase ahead of polls: ALRC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on August 31, 2018

    The government has increased arbitrary arrests and detentions along with violations of human rights like enforced disappearance and use of torture ahead of the general...

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    Int’l Day of victims of enforced disappearances observed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on August 31, 2018

    International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances was observed in Bangladesh on Thursday with calls from victim families to prosecute perpetrators of enforced disappearances...

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    Top military men responsible for human rights abuse in Myanmar: US

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 10:58am on August 29, 2018

    Mentioning that the findings of a new report indicate widespread human rights abuses by the Myanmar military and its other security forces, the United States...

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    There must not be impunity for HR violations in Rakhine: UK  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:10am on August 29, 2018

    British minister of state for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field has said the gravity of the UN report on human rights violations in Myanmar...