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    Savar OC, seven others sued for fraud

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on February 28, 2020

    A case has been filed against Savar police station officer-in-charge FM Shahid Hossain, three other police offices and four other people for reportedly robbing, intimidating...

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    EU sounds GSP withdrawal warning

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on February 24, 2020

    The European Commission has warned Bangladesh about its readiness to launch the procedure for withdrawal of the generalised scheme of preferences if it fails to...

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    391 extrajudicial killings in 2019, human rights situation alarming: Odhikar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:16am on February 11, 2020

    Human rights organisation Odhikar in its ‘Annual Human Rights Report 2019: Bangladesh’ said that the country witnessed a total of 391 alleged extrajudicial killings and...

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    Nearly 550 killed in Iraq protest violence

    Agence France-Presse . Baghdad | Updated at 02:41pm on February 08, 2020

    Nearly 550 Iraqis have been killed in protest-related violence since unprecedented anti-government demonstrations erupted in the capital and southern cities in October, the Iraqi Human...

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    Spanish Super Cup jets off to Saudi Arabia

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:42pm on January 07, 2020

    Real Madrid and Barcelona will be among those tussling for the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia this week, amid controversy over a tournament held...

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    Anglophone v Francophone in Cameroon

    JB Gerald | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2020

    ON AN ugliness scale of one to 10, if the US Guantanamo prison is 7, the French military in Algeria 8, Pinochet’s controls of Chile...

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    Rape incidents doubled in 2019: ASK

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:11pm on December 31, 2019

    The year of 2019 has experienced nearly double number of rape incidents than that of the last year while the situation of freedom to expression...

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    UN condemns Myanmar over human rights abuses

    New Age Desk | Updated at 12:44am on December 29, 2019

    The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution condemning human rights abuses against Muslim Rohingya and other minorities in Myanmar, reports BBConline. The resolution also...

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    Government must train police in rights issues, constitutional provisions

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 23, 2019

    THE High Court’s order of Thursday in the full verdict on a short order of April 1, 2018 — which that time warned the judge...

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    High Court orders human rights training for police officials

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:58pm on December 21, 2019

    The High Court Division in a full verdict released Thursday directed the Police Academy to teach trainee police officers about human rights and other provisions...