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Khaleda Zia Gets Temporary Bail in Two Defamation Cases

Khaleda Zia Gets Temporary Bail in Two Defamation Cases Daily Ittefaq    20 June 2019 Bangladesh’s ex-premier and opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief Khaleda Zia, serving a 10-year jail term, received a temporary relief on Tuesday after a high court granted her six-month bail in two defamation cases. However, the 73-year-old and three-time former prime […]

Chinese worker killed in construction site clash Daily Ittefaq19th June 2019 Source: AFP Hundreds of Chinese and Bangladeshi labourers clashed at the site of power plant being built south of Dhaka, police said Wednesday, leaving a Chinese worker dead and more than a dozen others injured. Police said the violence was triggered by the death […]

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Resilience despite all odds Ikhtiyar Aslanov Dhaka Tribune June 20th, 2019 Succeeding, despite the odds / REUTERS Key takeaways from Bangladesh My mission in Bangladesh has been the longest in my 25-year humanitarian career, of which 19 years have been with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Having spent nearly three-and-a-half years in […]

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The Daily Star  June 20, 2019 The worrisome delinquency of law enforcement officials DIG of Police Mizanur Rahman has made the headlines once again for all the wrong reasons. The home minister has reiterated that action will be taken against the disgraced police official. Photo: SCREENGRAB FROM YOUTUBE Muhammad Nurul Huda In recent times, offences […]

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Human rights voices weaken under pressure Sheikh Sabiha Alam . Dhaka | Prothom Alo Jun 20, 2019 Jesmin Nahar stands alone, helpless. Her husband, Mukhlesur Rahman, was a homeopathic physician. On 4 August 2016 he was picked up by the police. The next day his wife Jesmin went to their local police station in Satkhira […]

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