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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...

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    The challenge of an era

    Sherif Elsayed-Ali  | Updated at 12:00am on August 26, 2018

    IN MAY 2018, Amnesty International, Access Now, and a handful of partner organizations launched the Toronto Declaration on protecting the right to equality and non-discrimination...

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    A call for an international right of hospitality

    Etienne Balibar | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2018

    THE situation in the Mediterranean basin continues to intensify: a daily mass grave which is partly a cover-up, with states establishing or tolerating methods of...

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    81 int'l personalities demand release of Shahidul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 21, 2018

    Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, Indian scholars Binayak Sen, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak and 78 international personalities in an open letter on Monday demanded release of acclaimed...

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    Int’l rights bodies urge govt to stop arbitrary arrests, prosecute attackers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:01pm on August 15, 2018

    International rights organizations on Wednesday urged Bangladesh government to halt ‘arbitrary arrests’, prosecute violent attackers on student protesters and immediately and unconditionally release those thrown...

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    UN human rights experts for immediate release of Shahidul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:55pm on August 13, 2018

    UN human rights experts have urged Bangladeshi authorities to immediately release photographer Shahidul Alam, who was arrested and allegedly tortured after...

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    Rights activists call for protection of ethnic communities in Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 05:28pm on August 08, 2018

    Human rights activists on Wednesday stressed the need of constitutional recognition and introduction of separate law for ethnic minority communities to ensure human rights and...