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    Kindergartens protest at govt’s offer of enrolment at pry schools

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:43am on August 12, 2020

    Bangladesh Kindergarten School and College Oikya Parishad on Tuesday protested at the primary and mass education ministry’s circular offering students of the closed kindergartens to...

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    Lebanon govt steps down amid protests

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:47am on August 11, 2020

    Lebanon’s prime minister Hassan Diab announced his government’s resignation Monday amid popular outrage over the deadly Beirut port explosion that has reignited angry street protests...

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    Thousands protest against Thai govt as discontent swells

    Agence France-Presse . Pathum Thani | Updated at 10:38pm on August 10, 2020

    Thousands of people from all walks of Thai society came out in force Monday to an anti-government protest, the largest ever show of dissent targeting...

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    Furious Lebanese vow new protests over blast

    Agence France-Presse . Beyrouth, Lebanon | Updated at 12:17am on August 10, 2020

    Lebanese protesters enraged by official negligence blamed for Beirut’s enormous and deadly explosion vowed Sunday to rally again after a night of street clashes in...

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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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    Anarchy goes on as road safety demands remain on paper

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:09am on July 29, 2020

    Promises made by the authorities two years back during the countrywide student protests to keep roads safe, check major irregularities in the transport sector and...

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    Call to save Dhaka city from waterlogging

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on July 25, 2020

    The leaders of the Socialist Party of Bangladesh on Friday at a protest rally in Dhaka called on the government to take immediate steps to...

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    Protest against federal crackdown in US

    Agence France-Presse . Portland | Updated at 11:04pm on July 23, 2020

    The mayor of Portland was teargassed Wednesday night as he met with demonstrators protesting against police brutality and the deployment of federal troops into US...

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    Students protest at setting cattle market on MC College playground

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:19am on July 19, 2020

    Students of Sylhet MC College staged a demonstration on Saturday protesting at the local administration’s attempt to set up a makeshift cattle market on the...

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    Rights groups denounce Lebanon ‘repression’

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:39pm on July 13, 2020

    A coalition of rights groups said Monday that ‘repression’ and ‘intimidation’ are threatening free speech in Lebanon, hit by an economic meltdown and months of...