Over 4,700 human trafficking cases are now pending, Law Minister Anisul Huq said, expecting that the tribunals, once set up, will try the human traffickers to check such incidents.
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Bangladeshi scientist Dr Firdausi Qadri, head of the Mucosal Immunology and Vaccinology unit of International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease and Research, was selected as the best scientist in Asia-Pacific region during the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.
This announcement by the ICC comes at a time when the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has issued a preliminary ruling against Myanmar, imposing four provisional measures against the state.
The government’s move to allow formal education for Rohingya children is a step in the right direction.
The World Court ordered Myanmar to protect Rohingyas and not to destroy the evidences of the crimes committed against them during a military campaign since August 2017, when some 750,000 Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh.
Many Chinese nationals working under several mega development projects are now home on leave to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
The High court issued a suo moto (voluntary) move in the wake of a report published in The Daily Star on Wednesday under the headline “Laminated posters in city polls: A big threat to the environment”.
The council in a statement said the arrest warrant for the prominent editor was “an attempt to intimidate and harass the press and the journalists concerned.
Chinese Ambassador in Dhaka Li Jiming yesterday said China, utilising its traditional friendship with Bangladesh and Myanmar, will do whatever it can to help alleviate the Rohingya crisis and push forward their “early” repatriation.
Repatriation has been a trickle with many parties accusing Myanmar of dragging its feet.
Protests have flared in the wake of the murder of a student at a prominent Bangladesh university over a Facebook post critical of Dhaka’s water-sharing deal with India, allegedly by members of the ruling party’s student wing; PM Sheikh Hasina has responded by saying the university can ban student politics on campus if it wants and clarified the terms of the India pact.
Where there is demand, there is supply – nursery owners in Bangladesh’s capital provide plants on rent, opening up a business avenue for themselves while taking a load off corporate offices, banks, and restaurants that want to spruce up their premises without having to worry about upkeep.
The level of change in the climate that humans have already caused can no longer be labelled an innocuous “climate change” but rather a pernicious “climate crisis”.
The report outlines a grim future for 600,000 or so Rohingya still trapped in Myanmar.
As one of the key countries in China’s infrastructure program, what lays in store for Bangladesh.
In the chaos of eerie wails and hustling around the Dhaka Medical College Hospital stood a man holding a picture and asking around in despair.
The refugees were fleeing from clashes between the central government and a separatist group.
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday made three recommendations for solving the Rohingya crisis at its root while at the UN meeting in New York.
Shah Husain Imam argues in the Daily Star that Bangladesh must put its interests first in joining China’s One Belt, One Road initiative.
Malaysian immigration department has detained more than 30,000 undocumented migrants, including an estimated 7,000 Bangladeshis, since January this year.
The UN has found that the Myanmar military had planned the Rohingya genocide long before the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) attacked the country’s security personnel.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein appeals to the Bangladeshi government to halt the extra-judicial killing of drug suspects.
Rohingyas and local people in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh are racing to prepare for monsoon rains forecast to start as early as this week.