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8 hrs ago | Scoop
Human Rights Day is being observed in Bangladesh, amidst extreme forms of humiliation and denial of human dignity.
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15 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Supporters of the Bangladesh Awami League hold an effigy of opposition leader Khaleda Zia as they form a human chain to protest against the ongoing blockade organised by Bangladesh Nationalist Party activists and Islamist allies in Dhaka on December 10, 2013.
15 hrs ago | Al Jazeera
Abdul Qader Mollah, a Bangladeshi political leader convicted of war crimes committed in 1971, will be executed by hanging this evening, making him the first person ever to be executed after being convicted for crimes committed during Bangladesh's war for independence, authorities say.
15 hrs ago | The Times of India
A special tribunal signed an execution order on Sunday for 65-year-old Mollah, infamous as the "Butcher of Mirpur".
Dhaka, Dec.9: Bangladeshi economist and political activist, Anu Muhammad has said the Jamaat-e-Islami is propagating its agenda and taking advantage of the political turmoil that has led to violent protests.
The Jatiya Party, the country's third largest party and a key ally of the ruling Awami League in Bangladesh, and civil society members have also called for deferring the polls scheduled for January 5. In efforts to help the feuding parties to reach a consensus, visiting UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs Oscar Fernandez-Taranco ... (more)
Bangladeshi garment workers walk out from a factory in Gazipur, a garment manufacturing hub outside Dhaka in protest over poor wages and working conditions.
Today South Asians will be celebrating the 29th Charter Day of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation .
The latest faultline to surface in Bangladesh's fractious politics is on the modalities of conducting the next general elections, scheduled to be held on January 5, 2014.
Dhaka, Dec.7: December 2, 2013 was the last date for the filing of nominations for the tenth parliamentary elections being held on January 5, 2014.
A year ago, Kalpona Akter stood inside a still-smouldering garment factory on the outskirts of Dhaka, looking for clues amid a scene of horror.
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SAD STATE: A survivor of Rana Plaza garment factory building collapse in April, marches during a demonstration near Dhaka on November 24, demanding compensation and punishment for factory owners To an Indian who grew up in the 1970s and '80s, the sights of Dhaka, seem to belong to a past that Indian metropolises have mostly outgrown: exuberantly ... (more)