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    Protest on against market closure for 3rd day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:08pm on April 06, 2021

    Traders in Dhaka continued their protests for the third consecutive day on Tuesday to press home their demand for revocation of the government’s decision of...

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    Protests against Myanmar junta continue

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:26am on April 06, 2021

    An Australian couple was released from house arrest in Myanmar and allowed to leave the country, as protests against the military junta continued Monday. Myanmar...

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    17 killed in three-day protest by Hefazat: home minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on April 05, 2021

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan on Sunday told the parliament that a total of 17 people died during the Hefazat mayhem between March 26 and 28...

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    Lanka Christians honour Easter victims, issue fresh warning

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:32am on April 05, 2021

    Sri Lanka’s Christians on Sunday honoured the 279 people killed in the 2019 Easter bombings as the island’s top Catholic leader warned of street protests...

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    Hefazat wants justice for deceased fellows’ families

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:48pm on April 02, 2021

    Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh leaders in Dhaka on Friday demanded justice for the families of their fellows who were killed in violence in Chattogram and Brahmanbaria between...

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    Investigate deaths in anti-Modi protests: 11 int’l orgs

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:47pm on April 01, 2021

    Eleven international human rights organisations in a joint statement on Thursday called on the Bangladeshi authorities to conduct prompt, thorough, impartial, and independent investigations into...

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    Hong Kong activists convicted over huge democracy rally

    Agence France-Presse . Hong Kong | Updated at 11:02pm on April 01, 2021

    Nine veteran Hong Kong activists face jail after they were convicted Thursday for their roles in organising one of the biggest democracy protests to engulf...

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    Hundreds sued over violence

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 11:31pm on March 30, 2021

    Over a dozen cases were filed against several thousands of protesters in Brahmanbaria, Narayanganj and elsewhere over the violence triggered by the March 26-27 visit...

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    More than 500 people killed so far in Myanmar crackdown: monitor

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 10:14am on March 30, 2021

    More than 500 people have been killed in the Myanmar junta’s crackdown on protests against its coup to oust civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi,...

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    17 killed, 500 injured in anti-Modi protests: Hefazat

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:02pm on March 28, 2021

    Hefazat-e-Islami Bangladesh on Sunday claimed that a total of 17 people were killed and over 500 were injured between Friday and Sunday during protests against...