August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

9 Former, Current Rab Officers: Int’l rights body calls on UK to slap sanctions

Guernica 37, human rights-focused international justice chamber, has called on the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office to slap sanctions on nine current and former senior officers of...

August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021

Rights activists call for reforming prisons in South Asia

Overcrowding with little privacy, substandard beddings, sanitation and weak healthcare facilities have turned prisons in South Asian countries into chambers of perpetual torment rather than places...

August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021

‘A continuation of oppression’

Nine rights organisations yesterday condemned and expressed concern over repeated incidents of violence on Garo and Khasia communities to evict them from their land in Moulvibazar’s Kulaura upazila.

August 29, 2021
August 29, 2021

Demo with jar containing Aedes mosquito larvae in front of Nagar Bhaban

Some residents of Old Dhaka today staged a demonstration, with larvae of Aedes mosquito, in front of Nagar Bhaban in Dhaka today.

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

Notarising child marriage!

Fatema Begum of Kalyanpur slum, locally known as the “Kalyanpur Pora Bosti”, got married to Md Mohsin in March, this year.

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

‘Implement Phulbari agreement fully’

Leaders of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and Ports yesterday urged the government to fully implement the Phulbari contract, which bans open-pit mining, and...

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

‘Equality and equity’

Planning and budgeting should be done by keeping gender in mind to ensure equality and equity for the country’s women tea-garden workers, said speakers at a webinar yesterday.

August 18, 2021
August 18, 2021

Indigenous Community: ‘Form separate rights commission for them’

Activists of Adivasi Chhatra Sangram Parishad yesterday demanded a separate human rights commission to prevent “oppression against indigenous women”.

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

‘Oppression against indigenous women’: Activists demand separate human rights commission

Activists of Adivasi Chhatra Sangram Parishad today demanded a separate human rights commission to prevent “oppression against indigenous women”.

August 17, 2021
August 17, 2021

86 people forcibly disappeared still missing

Nearly 600 people have been forcibly disappeared by security forces since 2009, Human Rights Watch said in a report released yesterday. ...