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Why the Sunday Times has a lot of explaining to do…Bangladesh, an authoritarian regime….

Why the Sunday Times has a lot of explaining to do Bangladesh, an authoritarian regime, notorious for arbitrary detentions, false cases, extra judicial killings and disappearances would not seem the ideal source for a supposed expose in the Sunday Times claiming that a businessman who has lived in the UK for ten years was in […]

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Let them work Anupam Debashis Roy Dhaka Tribune July 11th, 2019 Photo: MAHMUD HOSSAIN OPU Desperation breeds criminality The Rohingya living in southern Bangladesh are passing their days in inhuman conditions. They are confined to the restraints of the refugee camps. They are not allowed to work. They are not allowed to learn Bangla. They […]

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The Daily Star  July 12, 2019 The thrillseekers among us Are we really incurable thrillseekers or is there something inherently missing from our sense of logic regarding the probability of death under certain circumstances? Photo: Prabir Das Aasha Mehreen Amin Adventurous is not the first word that pops into one’s mind when thinking of us […]

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BNP’s Siraj takes oath as MP Prothom Alo English Desk |  Jul 11, 2019             Golam Mohammad Sirajul Islam, Bangladesh Nationalist Party’s member of parliament-elect from Bogura-6 seat, on Thursday took oath as a member of the 11th parliament, reports UNB. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury administered the oath at 3:30pm […]

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BSF killed 294 Bangladeshis in 10yrs: Home minister Prothom Alo English Desk | Jul 11, 2019             A total of 294 Bangladeshis were killed by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along the border in the last 10 years, according to statistics placed by home minister Asaduzzaman Khan in parliament on […]

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Rohingya refugees shout slogans at a protest against a disputed repatriation program at the Unchiprang refugee camp near Teknaf on November 15, 2018. Photo: AFP/ Dibyangshu Sarkar Rohingya refugee crisis is a ticking time bomb Squalid and bulging refugee camps in Bangladesh risk morphing into epicenters of extremism similar to those seen in Palestine in […]

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