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Rights Groups Criticize Enforced Disappearances in Bangladesh, VOA

Rights Groups Criticize Enforced Disappearances in Bangladesh Last Updated: November 29, 2017  Maaz Hussain Bangladeshi human rights group Odhikar activists and volunteers demonstrating against enforced disappearances in the country on the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances in Khulna, Bangladesh Aug. 30, 2017. Share Hazera Khatun says she has spent every day for […]

28 Nov 2017  Alex Thomson Chief Correspondent At the forefront of the campaign to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been her local MP Tulip Siddiq. Now she is being asked to use her influence to free a person campaigners say has been locked up illegally – a British-trained barrister in Bangladesh who was abducted by men […]

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Unprecedented number of Bangladeshis travel to India, Thailand and Singapore for medical treatment. At just 35, Suraiya Begum had to have her left ovary removed as a diagnostic centre in Dhaka discovered a tumour in it back in 2001. Later on, she moved to Kolkata with critical gynecological problems and diabetes, where specialist doctors informed […]

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BNP and its associate party leaders are mired in dozens of cases, and it is a matter of major concern for party leaders and activists. The BNP has recently been uncharacteristically calm in the political arena. The party feels its three programmes organized over the past 30 days have been quite successful, based on the […]

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The United States on Wednesday warned that North Korea’s leadership will be ‘utterly destroyed’ if war breaks out as it called on countries to cut all diplomatic and trade ties with North Korea — including Chinese oil shipments to Pyongyang. Washington urged tough action at an emergency meeting of the Security Council called to respond […]

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Bangladesh on Thursday joined the world’s nuclear club as 32nd nation through pouring of the first structural concrete for construction of its first nuclear reactor at Rooppur in Pabna for electricity generation. Prime minister Sheikh Hasina poured the first concrete to the location where the first unit of the proposed two-unit nuclear power plant with 2,400MW combined […]

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