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    Court orders shutdown of news site linked to Thaksin

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 10:36pm on October 20, 2020

    A Thai news outlet connected to exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra was ordered to shut down Tuesday over its coverage of anti-government protests in Bangkok...

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    Attack on long march against rape protested

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

    Different left leaning student and socio-cultural organisations on Monday staged demonstrations in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country protesting against the attack on anti-rape Dhaka-Noakhali...

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    Thai premier recalls parliament as thousands protest again

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 09:52pm on October 19, 2020

    Thousands of Thais defied a fresh government warning Monday and again took to the streets, as the embattled premier recalled parliament to thrash out how...

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    Churches burned as thousands mark Chile protest movement anniversary

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 09:39pm on October 19, 2020

    Two churches were torched as tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered Sunday in a central Santiago square to mark the anniversary of a protest movement...

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    Protests against rape, impunity continue across Bangladesh

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 11:52pm on October 16, 2020

    The platform of 16 left-leaning student and socio-cultural organisations — ‘Bangladesh against rape and impunity’ — that has been demonstrating at Shahbagh in Dhaka for...

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    Women in Dhaka march to break the shackles

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 11:43am on October 14, 2020

    Protesting against rape and violence against women, hundreds of women brought out a procession in Dhaka around midnight on Tuesday. They pressed for 12-point demands,...

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    Cabinet approves death for rape, ordinance likely today

    Mustafizur Rahman | Updated at 12:49pm on October 12, 2020

    The government is likely to promulgate an ordinance today amending the Women and Children Repression (Prevention) Act 2000 making death the highest punishment for rape...

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    Rape, sexual harassment on amid protests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:51am on October 12, 2020

    Rape and sexual harassment continues in Dhaka and elsewhere in the country amid countrywide protests condemning such incidents and demanding exemplary punishment for rapists...

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    Bill seeks only death for rape

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:43am on October 12, 2020

    The law ministry is likely to place the draft Women and Children Repression Prevention (Amendment) Bill before the virtual cabinet meeting today proposing death as...

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    Anti-rape protests get momentum

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on October 12, 2020

    Students were increasingly taking to the streets in Dhaka and elsewhere as the countrywide movement protesting at rape and violence against women reached its seventh...