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No, Bangladesh, The Truth is Not a ‘Smear Campaign’

No, Bangladesh, The Truth is Not a ‘Smear Campaign’ Instead of Investigating, Authorities Reject Report of Enforced Disappearances Meenakshi Ganguly South Asia Director Human Rights Watch   Relatives hold portraits of disappeared family members at an event calling for the end of enforced disappearances, killings, and abductions, in Dhaka, Bangladesh, August 30, 2014. © 2014 […]

Doubts over the time, place and manner of the arrest of many suspects continued putting in question the credibility of the law enforcement agencies. The law enforcement agencies always dismissed the allegations made by the families or the arrested people in courts, and said ‘criminals’ made ‘fabricated statements to get sympathy’. Rights activists and lawyers, […]

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Filippo Grandi UN refugees agency chief Filippo Grandi on Saturday underscored that the root cause of instability in Rakhine state lied in the expropriation of citizenship of the Rakhine Muslims. He said this in a meeting with foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali in Dhaka, according to a press release of the ministry. Filippo Grandi also […]

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Prime minister Sheikh Hasina presides over a meeting of Awami League central working committee at Ganabhaban on Saturday afternoon.– BSS photo Seeking another term to complete the work of the mega projects, the prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday expressed her firm resolve to celebrate the golden jubilee of the country’s independence during the tenure […]

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A file photo shows workers sewing clothes at a readymade garment factory in Dhaka. The government is set to reduce the tax at source on export of readymade garment following demands of apparel exporters, said finance ministry officials. — New Age photo The government is set to reduce the tax at source on export of […]

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