Shahidul Islam Chowdhury

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    26 bodies unlikely to return home

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:20am on May 31, 2020

    The bodies of 26 Bangladeshi trafficking victims killed in Libya are highly unlikely to be brought back home as armed militias of Libyan city Mizdah...

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    26 Bangladesh nationals killed in Libya attack, 12 injured

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:02am on May 29, 2020

    At least 26 Bangladesh citizens were killed and 12 others injured in an attack in Mizda, about 180 kilometres from Libyan capital Tripoli, on Thursday,...

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    ASEAN criticised for inaction in Rohingya crisis

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:28am on May 22, 2020

    International rights experts criticised the ASEAN for its failure to take action for resolving the crisis created by the forced displacement of the minority Rohingya...

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    Australia dithers over starting Bali Process

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 01:09am on May 16, 2020

    Australia is resisting calls of the UN bodies to hold high-level emergency talks under the Bali Process mechanism to avert a humanitarian crisis involving Rohingya...

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    Government starts foreign engagements to avert downturn

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:26am on May 14, 2020

    The government has started engaging with several foreign countries for widening the scope of avoiding the imminent decline in expatriate employment and export amid the...

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    280 Rohingya boat-people sent to Bhasan Char island in Bangladesh

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:34am on May 08, 2020

    The government on Thursday sent two 280 Rohingya ethnic minority people of Myanmar, who were pushed back by Malaysian authorities by a boat, to Bhasan...

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    400 newly arrived Rohingyas to be sent to Bhasan Char: Bangladesh

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:44am on May 06, 2020

    The government would send about 400 newly arrived Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char in Noakhali to avoid overcrowding in the already congested camps in Cox’s...

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    Special flights for stranded Bangladeshis in Australia, UK, Malaysia, USA

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:24pm on May 03, 2020

    The government will operate special chartered flights to bring back home Bangladeshi citizens who have been stranded in Australia, the United Kingdom, Malaysia and the...

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    US panel urges targeted sanctions on India, Myanmar

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 10:08pm on April 29, 2020

    The US government has been urged to impose targeted sanctions on the governments of India and Myanmar and officials responsible for severe violations of religious...

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    88,500 displaced internally in Bangladesh in 2019

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:55am on April 29, 2020

    Some 88,512 people were displaced internally in Bangladesh last year from their homes due to natural disaster and conflict, according to a global report released...