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The Asian Human Rights Commission is writing to you on the eve of your third visit to Bangladesh, a country plunged into deep political and constitutional crisis.
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In this Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 photo, Rickshaw driver Nizam Uddin gets treatment at a hospital in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
6 hrs ago | Calgary Journal
By focusing the lens on people he meets on the street, Jeremy Fokkens makes personal connections in order to get authentic snapshots that tell a story Jeremy Fokkens met Rubina on one of his evening treks through Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Bangladesh's former military dictator Hussain Muhammad Ershad threatened to kill himself today after security forces besieged his home following his decision to boycott next month's elections.
Mass protests at the time over the shocking gang rape of a woman in a bus in Delhi at the end of 2012, the influential US news magazine noted "demanded greater protection for women and swift justice."
Kolkata, Dec 4 : The Border Security Force on Wednesday declared that the South Bengal frontier on Indo-Bangladesh border during the month of November had gained considerable success in the operational front by seizing many unauthorized articles.
Tens of thousands of UK visa applications made in the Ukraine are being approved, despite the country being considered a high-risk location for forged documents, an inspection report has warned.
"With election sentiments at the bursting point, Bangladeshi security forces need to overcome their long history of using unlawful force against opposition protesters and respond in a way that is professional and non-partisan.
As Kamal Minnur struts before flashing cameras on the ramp, it is not apparent how long a way he has come.
The violent political crisis currently plaguing Bangladesh is having deadly consequences [en] for the country's people, who have borne the brunt of a series of politically motivated attacks in the last few weeks, such as the November 28 petrol bombing of a bus [en] full of passengers in Shahbag [en], near the center of capital Dhaka.
Smoke rises as a bus burns on a street after a nationwide strike was called, in Dhaka November 9, 2013 .
AN IRISH woman who played a key role in the Bangladesh Liberation Struggle in 1971 has died at her South London home, aged 73. Law graduate Nora Shariff , who passed away on Friday, had been suffering from cancer.
Opposition activists killed three people when they derailed a train in Bangladesh Wednesday as part of a campaign against elections scheduled for next month, officials said.
Bangladesh now faces the biggest challenge of its existence. Indian government has gone mad and they are in city of Dhaka to kill the opposition party leader.
At least eight people, including three teens, were killed and scores injured in violence in different districts across the country yesterday, the fourth day of the 131-hour opposition blockade.
By South Asia Intelligence Review : Paving the way for the constitution of an "all-party" Interim Government to oversee the next Parliamentary Elections, all 52 ministers in the Awami League -led Begum Sheikh Hasina Wajed Government submitted their resignations on November 11, 2013.
The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens traveling to or living in Bangladesh to the upcoming national elections that are scheduled for January 5, 2014.