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    UN betrays people on upholding rights

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:06am on September 17, 2020

    The United Nations has betrayed common people by failing to uphold their rights while overemphasising a notion of sovereignty of the member states, experts said...

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    Independent probe into Mozambique naked woman execution sought

    Agence France-Presse .Johannesburg | Updated at 10:24am on September 16, 2020

    Rights watchdog Amnesty International on Tuesday called for an independent probe into the killing of a naked pregnant woman by men in military uniform in...

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    Bangladesh should reunify refugee families: HRW

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:54pm on September 15, 2020

    New York–based rights group Human Rights Watch on Tuesday said that Bangladesh government should bring the refugees, who were kept in the island of Bhasan...

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    International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on August 09, 2020

    Ethnic minorities and human rights activists of the country will observe the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today. This year the UN took...

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    Stop harassing families of rights defenders: AI

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:49am on August 08, 2020

    Amnesty International on Friday asked the government to stop harassing and intimidating the family members of exiled blogger Asad Noor and other human rights defenders...

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    Peaceful protests a fundamental human right: UN watchdog

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:19am on July 30, 2020

    As authorities worldwide grapple with swelling demonstrations over issues like political rights and racial justice, a UN committee Wednesday reaffirmed that protesting peacefully, online or...

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    Human rights situation no better: UK

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on July 17, 2020

    The British authorities on Thursday said that there was no improvement in the overall human rights situation in Bangladesh in 2019. The ruling Awami League...

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    Law enforcers pro-active in arresting accused in DSA case: Article 19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:20am on July 04, 2020

    Law enforcement agencies in Bangladesh have been particularly active in arresting defendants in cases under Digital Security Act compared to cases filed under charges of...

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    New report seeks greater respect for Bangladesh women workers’ rights

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31pm on June 30, 2020

    A new report released on Tuesday by International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and Bangladeshi rights group Odhikar called for greater respect for the rights...

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    Lawyer Idrisur Rahman dies of COVID-19

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:17am on June 25, 2020

    Senior Supreme Court lawyer and human rights activist Md Idrisur Rahman died of COVID-19 infection. He was 64. His junior Pratikar Chakma told New Age...