US rights activists concerned about violations in Bangladesh

Right activists in the US have raised concern over the extra-judicial killing and alleged repression of political opposition. Two members of the US House of Representatives also

UNGA committee approves resolution on rights violations against Rohingya

A UN committee has approved a resolution Friday condemning the continuing "gross human rights violations and abuses" against Rohingya Muslims who are treated as outsiders in

EC warns election officials that bias will be punished

Election Commissioner Shahadat Hossain Chowdhury has warned election officials that they will face stern disciplinary action if found guilty of bias during the upcoming national

Bangladesh uses submarine cable to connect Sandwip island with national power grid

Bangladesh authorities have connected Sandwip island in the Bay of Bengal with the national power grid using submarine cable. The Power Development Board on Friday said they

Turkey calls for international inquiry in Khashoggi killing

Turkey’s foreign minister Wednesday called for an international investigation into the killing of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi, pointedly reminding Saudi Arabia of Ankara’s

EC seeking police report on clashes with BNP supporters

The Election Commission will ask for a report from police on Wednesday’s violent clashes between them and the BNP supporters at Naya Paltan.

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