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    Ratification of ILO conventions to protect migrants’ rights demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on December 11, 2019

    Human rights of Bangladeshi migrant workers were being violated everywhere in absence of protective measures, said migrant and labour rights activists at a discussion marking...

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    Hasina vows to ensure trial of human rights violations

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:26pm on December 10, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the government will establish human rights in the country through ensuring the trial of all the incidents of...

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    Rights abuses go unabated in Bangladesh as NHRC bypasses mandate

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:19am on December 10, 2019

    Enforced disappearance, extrajudicial killings and custodial torture go unabated in the country with the National Human Rights Commission busy dealing with crimes of general nature,...

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    West seeks control over Asian rivers

    Tony Cartalucci | Updated at 12:00am on December 09, 2019

    AT FIRST glance the human rights and environmental issues surrounding a proposed dam seem like serious objections to their construction. In some cases they may...

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    Saving Assange is saving ourselves

    Kim Petersen | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    THE United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner issued a statement based on special-rapporteur-on-torture Nils Melzer’s fact-finding mission into the incarceration of WikiLeaks...

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    ASK questions intention of Rajuk’s order, fine 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:45am on November 16, 2019

    Ain O Salish Kendra top executives in a press conference on Friday questioned the intention of Thursday’s Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha mobile court drive at its...

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    Rajuk fines ASK, orders to relocate office in 2 months

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:44am on November 15, 2019

    A Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha mobile court on Thursday fined human rights organisation Ain O Salish Kendra at Lalmatia in Dhaka Tk 2 lakh for ‘running...

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    Banned ex-FIFA No 2 Valcke appeals 10-year ban

    Agence France-Presse . Lausanne | Updated at 12:00am on November 13, 2019

    Former FIFA No.2 Jerome Valcke is taking his ten-year world soccer ban to the European Court of Human Rights, his lawyer told AFP on Monday....

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    Orientation of UNESCO LLM programme held at UAP

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on October 22, 2019

    The orientation of the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies LLM programme was held at the University of...

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    Odhikar celebrates 25th founding anniversary

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:53am on October 11, 2019

    Human rights group Odhikar on Thursday celebrated its 25th founding anniversary urging all to join in the struggle for establishing human rights in Bangladesh...