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    Adilur gets Franco-German prize for human rights

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:08am on December 07, 2017

    Bangladeshi human rights activist Adilur Rahman Khan, also Odhikar secretary, has been awarded with Franco-German Prize for Human Rights and the Rule of Law for...

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    Human Rights Short Film Fest held

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:57pm on November 23, 2017

    A two-day film festival featuring short films on human rights issues was held at the Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury Auditorium of Social Science Faculty, Dhaka University...

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    Human rights of workers severely ignored: seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:23pm on October 11, 2017

    Human rights of workers engaged in informal sectors and managerial staff in formal sector have remained severely ignored in absence of legal protection and practices,...

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    Rights groups slam UN council inaction over Myanmar crisis

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:50am on September 13, 2017

    Two leading human rights groups on Tuesday slammed the UN Security Council for inaction over the crisis in Myanmar, where 370,000 Rohingya Muslims have been...

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    Be vocal against enforced disappearances

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 31, 2017

    Rights campaigners on Wednesday requested enforced disappearance victim families to be vocal and mobilize public opinion against the illegal happenings by bringing perpetrators to justice...

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    Former loyalists lose faith in Suu Kyi

    Associated Press . Yangon | Updated at 12:34am on August 30, 2017

    As Aung San Suu Kyi launched a national struggle against decades of harsh military rule, one medical student worked tirelessly at her side, facing down...

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    Dhaka clarifies rights concerns to UN HR chief

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:32am on August 26, 2017

    Bangladesh on Friday clarified to UN high commissioner for human rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein its position on the concerns raised allegedly by vested quarters...

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    United Slaveholding Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

    by Valery Kulikov | Updated at 12:05am on August 24, 2017

    IT WOULD come as no surprise to most readers that slavery has been officially outlawed in pretty much every country of this world...

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    Rights violations draw severe criticism

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on August 13, 2017

    Rights campaigners on Saturday blasted the recurence of human rights violations with impunity and demanded creation of an Independent Police Complaints Commission to probe complaints...

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    NHRC tasks police with probe report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on July 11, 2017

    National Human Rights Commission has asked Mirpur crime division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police to prepare an inquiry report on the alleged torture of a domestic...