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    ALRC expresses concern over rights violation by govt agencies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:22am on March 16, 2018

    The Asian Legal Resource Centre has expressed deep concern over the human rights situation in Bangladesh and apprehended that the situation will deteriorate further as...

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    HRFB protests at police obstruction to opposition rally

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on March 12, 2018

    Human Right Forum Bangladesh, a platform of a number of non-government organisations, in a statement on Sunday expressed deep concerns over the obstruction to holding...

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    How effective are international human rights treaties?

    by Joan Roelofs | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    LAST December, Law Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, visited the United States at the invitation of the...

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    The other side of Asma

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 07, 2018

    SCORES of columns have been contributed deservedly lauding the courage, perseverance, and unmatched services of the untiring campaigner, the late and universally lamented Asma Jahangir...

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    Govt must work to ensure right to conscience, speech

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 05, 2018

    THE stabbing of Muhammad Zafar Iqbal, a professor of computer science and engineering at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology and popular writer of mainly...

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    Political violence kills 13 in Jan, Feb: Odhikar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on March 03, 2018

    At least 13 people were killed and 1,043 were injured in political violence in the country in the first two months of 2018, rights organsiation...

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    Belgian deputy PM concerned over human rights violation of Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on March 03, 2018

    Belgian deputy prime minister and foreign minister Didier Reynders has expressed concern about continued human rights violation of Rohingya community in Myanmar....

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    Senior UN HR official to visit Cox’s Bazar Mar 2-4

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:20am on March 02, 2018

    UN assistant secretary-general for Human Rights Andrew Gilmour will visit Bangladesh in March 2-4 to see the current situation of the Rohingya crisis...

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    Adilur gets Franco-German prize for defending rights

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on February 28, 2018

    Odhikar secretary Adilur Rahman Khan has been awarded Franco-German Human Rights Prize-2017 for his contribution to defending and promoting human rights in Bangladesh....

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    Rights activists recall Asma Jahangir

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:35am on February 27, 2018

    Speakers on Monday commemorated eminent Pakistani human rights advocate Asma Jahangir as ‘a lawyer and human rights activist of the entire world’...