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29 min ago | CPJ Press Freedom Online

Blog: In Bangladesh, journalist summoned for criticism of court

It's not the first time, and it likely won't be the last: Bangladesh's International Crimes Tribunal has demonstrated little tolerance for criticism of its activities.

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4 hrs ago | The Nation

Obama's Free Trade Agreement Ignores the Scandal of Rana Plaza

In front of the Rana Plaza site, Abdur Rahman holds a photo of his wife, Cahyna Akhter, who was killed there.

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7 hrs ago | Suria

Bangladesh court orders opposition...

A Bangladesh court ruled Wednesday opposition leader Khaleda Zia should stand trial for embezzlement in a case that could see her jailed for life, a prosecutor said.

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10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

The harrowing plight of the ship breakers of Bangladesh

The wages of fear: The harrowing plight of the ship breakers of Bangladesh - one of the most dangerous jobs in the world The sad beauty of these incredible images cast a light on the shipbreaking industry in Bangladesh, where workers face death and injury from accidents and environmental hazards for just a few dollars a a day.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Songs of change from Bangladesh

Bangladeshi musician, designer and voice for change, the thirty-something Anusheh Anadil transcends boundaries and causes with grit and positivity.

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Thanh Nein News

Riza dreams of poetry after mom risks safety

Nazma Akhter, left, and her daughter, Riza, 10, stand outside their home in a slum in Ashulia, a suburb of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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The Daily Star

Flood insurance gives hope to farmers

Rasheda Khatun, a woman of thirty and wife of Md. Nazrul Islam of Mollikpara village in Masra Union in Sirajganj Sadar upazila could do nothing but watch flood come in last September and ruin her life.

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The Daily Star

4 green activists surrender, get bail

Four environmentalists, sued for protesting occupation of Dhanmondi playground, received bail after surrendering before a court in the capital today.

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The New Zealand Herald

Fashion followers focus world's attention on Bangladeshi tragedy

Campaigners are working hard to make sure that tragedies such as the Rana collapse do not happen again.

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Iol.co.za

Bangladesh factory victims get money

Relatives mourn as they show pictures of garment workers, who are believed to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, in Savar, 30 km outside Dhaka April 28, 2013.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Bangladesh factory victims get money ahead of anniversary

A fund created to compensate victims of Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster made its first payments on Tuesday as the country prepared to mark the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse.

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Harrow Times

A government minister joined annual celebrations for of Bangladesh Independence day.

Members of the Harrow Bangladeshi Community met at Regents College, Rayners Lane for the celebrations organised by Conservative parliamentary candidate for Harrow West Hannah David.

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The Lincolnite

Lincoln club raises A 51k for wells in Bangladesh

New water wells: A Lincoln rotary club has raised over A 51k to build new fresh water wells in Bangladeshi villages.

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Wall Street Journal

Inside Nike's Struggle to Balance Cost,...

DHAKA, Bangladesh-Hannah Jones, Nike Inc.'s head of sustainable business, had been lecturing colleagues for years about the dangers of manufacturing in Bangladesh.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Battling for a safer Bangladesh

Workers sewing garments at a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Nov. 17, 2013. American and European retailers and apparel brands committed to improving safety in Bangladeshi factories have divided into two sometimes feuding camps, a result that some say detracts from the overall effort.

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Jacksonville Daily News

Sweet treats for the paleo-minded

Jillian Lama intended to join her mother in work at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bangladesh when an unforeseen hiring freeze left her unemployed in a new country with few options to earn money.

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India Auto News

Hero MotoCorp enters Bangladesh through Nitol Niloy Group JV

Hero MotoCorp Ltd is working towrads expanding its global footprint to as many as 50 countries by 2020.

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The Daily Star

BNP seeks govt assistance for Teesta long march

BNP will hold six rallies during its long march to the Teesta Barrage in Nilphamari on April 22-23 to press for Bangladesh's due share of River Teesta.

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The Daily Star

BSF-wounded Bangladeshi dies in Rangpur

A Bangladeshi cattle trader succumbed to his injuries this evening after being shot by Indian Border Security Force at Balarhat border area in Kurigram district on April 18. The deceased Samsul Haque, 32, son of Kismat Ali of Balatari village of Naodanga under Phulbari upazila died at around 6:00pm at Rangpur Medical College Hospital, reports our ... (more)

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Suria

Living with loss from the Bangladesh...

Minu Akhter has not slept properly for a year. Every time there's a noise, she wakes up fearing the roof will cave in.

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