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Sudden rise in incidents of enforced disappearance: Odhikar

Sudden rise in incidents of enforced disappearance: Odhikar Prothom Alo English Desk | Oct 02, 2018        Fear that opposition leaders and activists may face repression, legal suits and be subjected to enforced disappearance has come true, says human rights group Odhikar. Incidents of enforced disappearance rose remarkably, and according to Odhikar, more than a half of […]

Justice Sinha to be brought back, says minister Prothom Alo English Desk | Oct 02, 2018        Claiming that former chief justice Surendra Kumar Sinha has no allegiance towards the country, law minister Anisul Huq on Tuesday said he will be brought back home through a legal process. He made the remarks while talking to reporters after […]

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TIB calls for overhauling Digital Security Act Prothom Alo English Desk |  Oct 02, 2018        Voicing concern over the recently passed ‘Digital Security Bill’ which what it said is contradictory to the liberation war spirit and the constitution, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has demanded that the government overhaul the entire law, including removal of the retrograde […]

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Bangladesh’s digital security act: old wine in new bottle? Reporters’ groups demand changes to law that retains ‘worst parts’ of former act and poses threat to freedom of speech Bangladeshi journalists form a human chain in Dhaka as they protest against attacks and abuses of reporters on Aug. 7. Rights groups and media personnel say some provisions of […]

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Surendra Kumar Sinha.– New Age file photo Bangladesh National Alliance president Nazmul Huda has filed a case with Shahbagh police station accusing Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha of demanding bribe from him and misusing power while the former chief justice has applied for political asylum to the United States. The news of the case against the […]

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Previous Next At least two persons died and 35 others were injured in an explosion at the National Fan Factory in Tongi on Tuesday. The explosion occurred in the heating chamber inside the factory at around 11am on Tuesday, said Md Ashikur Rahman, an officer at the Tongi Fire Service Station. The victims were taken […]

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World Bank Country Director Qimiao Fan addressing the event on Tuesday Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune The projection comes from the World Bank’s, ‘Bangladesh Development Update: Powering the Economic Efficiency,’ report released on Tuesday The World Bank has projected Bangladesh’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth at 7% in fiscal year 2018-19. The projection was published, on […]

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