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Cambodia opposition says it has been ‘cut off’ in lead up to election Amy Sawitta Lefevre, Prak Chan Thul 23 July 2018 PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – In June last year, Khoeun Virath was elected as a commune councillor in the capital of Cambodia, but months later his political party was banned and most of its […]

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File photo of Tapoti Bhowmick Collected Tapoti Bhowmick, secretary of Kolkata-based rights group Sanlaap, talks about the current challenges of countering human trafficking in persons with the Dhaka Tribune’s Afrose Jahan Chaity Sanlaap, a Kolkata-based organization, has been rescuing and rehabilitating trafficking victims for more than two decades. It is one of the first organizations in […]

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Rohingya refugees Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune Myanmar acceded to the United Nations convention on the rights of the child in 1991 and is bound to it by law Myanmar violated its obligations to the United Nations child rights convention in its crackdown on the Rohingya that led to an exodus of hundreds of thousands of people […]

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Bigstock Paramedics transported Ali to Broward Health Medical Centre, where he died of his injuries A Bangladeshi man has been shot and killed during a convenience store robbery in North Lauderdale in Florida. The convenience store clerk, Ayub Ali, was a native of Bangladesh, and lived in Parkland’s Meadow Run community in Florida, reports the […]

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Eight migrants including six children were found dead on Monday after suffocating from petrol fumes while packed into a lorry container on the west Libyan coast, authorities said. Another 90 migrants recovered from the container were in critical condition and had been taken to a local hospital for treatment, the security directorate in the town […]

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File photo of Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh Reuters He says India is working to construct prefabricated housing in Rakhine state for Rohingyas Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said his country is committed to assisting the safe, speedy and sustainable return of Rohingyas to their homes in Myanmar. He made India’s position clear during a […]

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From dusty villages to Delhi, Indians seek people to persecute The lesson of partition does not seem to have been learned  ECONOMIST Print edition | Asia Jul 5th 2018 WHEN the two old friends set off in early June for a day in the country, they had no inkling of what was in store. Abhijit Nath, […]

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Ittefaq Report A 4-day border conference between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Myanmar Border Guard Police (BGP) has started at the Pilkhana BGB headquarters in Dhaka on Monday morning. The conference involving senior officials of both parties will be ended through signing of a Joint Record of Discussion (JRD) on Thursday, said Public Relation Officer […]

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In this file photo taken on October 16, 2017 Rohingya refugees carry a woman over a canal after crossing the Naf River as they flee violence in Myanmar to reach Bangladesh in Palongkhali near Ukhia AFP It wants to see practical steps, visible outcome China, as part of its three-phase steps, has urged Myanmar to start […]

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Two female workers returning from Saudi Arabia at the Shahjalal International Airport recently Rajib Dhar/Dhaka Tribune In May, 260 workers returned home, while 188 more came back in June, Shariful said Although the government’s “inaction” has been blamed for the slow return of female domestic help abused in Saudi Arabia, Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister, […]

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Bangladeshi Chakma women walk alongside barbed wire fencing as others sit under makeshift shelters at the Indo Bangladesh fencing area at Karbook, 135 kms south of Agartala, the capital of northeastern state of Tripura on August 4, 2013 AFP Possibility of a nascent ICP in Sabroom, near the Feni River that runs along the Bangladesh-India border, […]

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We are all Rohingya’ Tweets WB chief after visiting camps World Bank President Jim Yong Kim Staff Correspondent   Daily Star   3/7/2018 The international community cannot turn its head away from the Rohingya crisis, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said yesterday. “I am extremely humbled and moved by the courage of the #Rohingya. We cannot […]

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