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জাকের পার্টির মত ইসলামি দলগুলোর নেতাদের কেন আমন্ত্রণ জানাচ্ছে ভারত? শুভজ্যোতি ঘোষবিবিসি বাংলা, দিল্লি ৫ সেপ্টেম্বর ২০১৮ ছবির কপিরাইটবিবিসিImage captionজাকের পার্টির চেয়ারম্যান মোস্তাফা আমির ফয়সল মুজাদ্দেদি ভারতের আমন্ত্রণে বাংলাদেশের অন্যতম ইসলামী দল জাকের পার্টির শীর্ষ নেতৃত্ব এখন দিল্লি সফর করছেন – তারা দেখা করছেন ক্ষমতাসীন বিজেপির নেতা-মন্ত্রীদের সঙ্গেও। গত মাসদুয়েকের মধ্যে ভারত সরকার বা সরকারেরই […]

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Security Cooperation through the BIMSTEC: A New Avenue for regional Security? Wikipedia   By Natasha Fernando       8 September 2018 The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a sub-regional organization comprised of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Thailand. [[i]]BIMSTEC has defined itself as a ‘sector-driven’ […]

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Protest over enforced disappearances in Pakistan Human rights group wants abductions by security agencies to be criminalized Protesters demand the recovery of missing persons at a rally at the Liberty roundabout in Lahore on Aug. 30. (Photo by Kamran Chaudhry/ucanews.com) Kamran Chaudhry, Lahore  Pakistan  September 3, 2018 University students joined an independent watchdog to protest against […]

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How India is using identity documents to marginalise the weak and poor Vasudha Chhotray, University of East Anglia Citizenship controversies have made repeated headlines in countries across the world in 2018. From the Windrush scandal affecting Commonwealth citizens in Britain, to the “Dreamers who were brought to the US by their parents as children, these […]

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UN report documents genocide against Rohingya: What now? Max Pensky, Binghamton University, State University of New York and Nadia Rubaii, Binghamton University, State University of New York The United Nations has released a searing report that details Myanmar’s state violence against an ethnic and religious minority in that country known as the Rohingya. The report […]

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Myanmar judge convicts two Reuters reporters in landmark secrets case Reuters journalist Wa Lone arrives at Insein court in Yangon, Myanmar September 3, 2018. Photo: Reuters Reuters, Yangon A Myanmar judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching a law on state secrets and sentenced them to seven years in prison, in a […]

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(L-R) Christopher Sidoti, Marzuki Darusman and Radhika Coomaraswamy, members of the Independent International Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar attend a news conference on the publication of its final written report at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Aug 27, 2018. Reuters Previous Next Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with […]

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প্রীতিভাজনেষু: আপনাদের প্রশ্ন, সম্পাদকের জবাব ২৪ অগাস্ট ২০১৮  BBC Bangla ছবির কপিরাইট MUNIR UZ ZAMAN Image caption ঢাকায় ছাত্র-পুলিশ সংঘর্ষ: আন্দোলনের জেরে গ্রেফতার হওয়া তরুণরা জামিনে মুক্তি পেয়েছে। বাংলাদেশে প্রায় গোটা সপ্তাহ কেটে গেল ঈদের ছুটিতে। অনেকেই আজ বা কাল কাজে ফিরে যাচ্ছেন। আশা করি আপনাদের ঈদ ভালই কেটেছে। এবারের ঈদের আনন্দ নি:সন্দেহে ঐসব পরিবারে […]

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Speed of Rohingya return is up to Bangladesh: Suu Kyi Aung San Suu Kyi. Reuters file photo AFP, Singapore Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday it was up to Bangladesh to decide how quickly Rohingya refugees would return to Myanmar, appearing to blame Dhaka for the delay. More than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Buddhist-majority Myanmar to Bangladesh […]

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The Sangh Sees the NRC as a Device to Target Muslims All Over India For Hindutva ideologues, it is just a short step to go from declaring Muslims suspected of being Bangladeshi as ‘foreigners’ to looking at all Muslims as foreigners. Credit: PTI Ajay Gudavarthy 18/Aug/2018 The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is worrying not […]

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Rohingya patients in an MSF healthcare camp Courtesy Independent humanitarian agencies and access to health care are still blocked in that part of the state Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has urged the Myanmar government to permit them to carry out healthcare and medical operations in the northern Rakhine State. In a press release issued on Friday, […]

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Arun Jaitley An Indian minister on Wednesday defended a controversial citizens’ list to detect illegal immigrants from mainly Muslim Bangladesh, saying the growth in the Hindu population of a border state had been overtaken by that of Muslims. The draft National Register of Citizens released on Monday excluded 4 million people from the northeastern state […]

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