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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...

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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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