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Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Shahidul Alam: “You cant tame a nation through fear”   A few hours before the celebrated photographer Shahidul Alam was forcibly picked up from his Dhaka home by 25 plain clothes dressed Detective Branch officers, he gave a live skype interview to Al Jazeera about the ongoing student protests over road safety. A […]

A blood-soaked shirt depicts the real picture of Bangladesh Freedom House by Minar Rashid  26 July 2016 As per Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a Washington-based research and advisory organization, more than 75 billion dollars have been siphoned from a poor country like Bangladesh during the last nine years of Sheikh Hasina’s tenure as prime minister. […]

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BCL denies attack on Mahmudur Star Online Report Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student front of the ruling Awami League, today denied responsibilities of the attack on Amar Desh acting editor Mahmudur Rahman on Sunday in Kushtia.  Yasir Arafat, president of Kushtia district unit of BCL, made the claim while addressing a press conference at a hotel in […]

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Leaders of the newly formed “Left Democratic Alliance” at the press conference at Mukti Bhaban in Dhaka on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Collected Eight left parties on Wednesday launched a new platform styled “Left Democratic Alliance” to strengthen the alternative political force against bad politics. These parties formally announced the journey of the new alliance at […]

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No. 114/2018 dated 5 July 2018 S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, NTU, The US-Launched Trade War: Its Wide-Ranging Impact By Vincent Mack and Christopher H. Lim Synopsis The United States under President Trump has in effect launched a trade war with its announcement of new tariffs targeted at imports from US allies and China. […]

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In Recording, Chilling Proof That Hasina’s War on Drugs Involves Extra-Judicial Killing Phone call first captures single kill shot, then further shots as Bangladesh security forces discuss how to fake gun battle with dead man. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Credit: Reuters Tasneem Khalil SOUTH ASIA 16/JUN/2018 Before his death, Ekramul Haque had three brief […]

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Bangladeshi priest accused of sexual relations with women and girl Despite police finding that Father Walter Rozario had sex with women and an underage girl, the church has taken no action Father Walter William Rozario, seen at Good Shepherd Cathedral Church in Rajshahi district of Bangladesh on March 12, denies breaking his vow of celibacy. […]

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Bangladesh will face PNG in their opening game on July 7 before taking on the Dutch and the Emiratis on July 8 and 10 respectively Bangladesh have been grouped together with Papua New Guinea, host Netherlands and the UAE as the ICC announced the details of the Women’s World T20 Qualifiers Wednesday. Bangladesh have been […]

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The new and real Bangladesh paradox   William Milam  30 Apr 2018 Is Bangladesh heading toward more acute political instability and renewed internal violence? The Awami League government faces allegations of a concerted persecution of its opponents   I had thought of writing again this week about the Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM). It has had an interesting […]

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Unicef urges Bangladesh to invest more to scale up newborn care   Senior Correspondent  bdnews24.com PreviousNext Unicef that launched a campaign to keep ‘every child alive’ in Bangladesh says investments in health services would be needed to make that happen. The campaign focuses on the newborn care as most of under-5 deaths occur before children turn […]

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April 23, 2018  The Daily Star 1 killed in gunfight between AL groups People loyal to MP and UP chairman clash in Badda over establishing supremacy Kamruzzaman Staff Correspondent The brother of Badda Awami League unit leader was shot dead and at least seven others were injured during a gunfight between two groups of ruling […]

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10:24 AM, April 21, 2018 / LAST MODIFIED: 01:39 PM, April 21, 2018 Bangladesh govt took little steps to prosecute abuses, killings by security forces in 2017: US Those responsible for attacks on Rohingyas must be held accountable, US acting secretary of State Sullivan says UNB, Dhaka The government of Bangladesh took limited measures to […]

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