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The perils of protecting the image

Enhancing the country’s image entails making tangible and dedicated efforts to address its problems.

Freedom of Assembly: A right under siege

The right to hold peaceful assembly is under severe constraints in Bangladesh.

Robbed wages, stolen livelihoods

Migrant workers are systematically robbed of their wages and due entitlements in host countries.

November 8, 2022
November 8, 2022

The perils of protecting the image

Enhancing the country’s image entails making tangible and dedicated efforts to address its problems.

October 22, 2022
October 22, 2022

Freedom of Assembly: A right under siege

The right to hold peaceful assembly is under severe constraints in Bangladesh.

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

Robbed wages, stolen livelihoods

Migrant workers are systematically robbed of their wages and due entitlements in host countries.

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Is the Data Protection Act an extension of DSA?

Over the past several months, efforts have been afoot to frame a data protection law in Bangladesh.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Left to fend for themselves

The health vulnerability of migrant workers has thus far received scant attention in policy discourses.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Sumon Sheikh's custodial death: Too many questions unanswered

It is unfortunate that custodial torture continues to be pervasive in Bangladesh, which has enacted the Torture and Custodial Death (Prohibition) Act, 2013.

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

Don’t ‘criminals’ have the right to access justice?

It is mind-boggling that, by claiming that all those killed at the border “are criminals,” the head of BSF has acknowledged that his force has concurrently arrogated the roles of petitioner, judge, jury, and executioner.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

How long will we ignore what's happening in police custody?

Over the years, there has been rising concern about the 'systemic nature' of custodial torture and deaths in Bangladesh.

June 2, 2022
June 2, 2022

Syndicates in migration: Re-accessing the Malaysian labour market

Is a nexus of a few Bangladeshi recruitment agencies and a powerful segment of the human resources ministry in Malaysia trying to impose unfair and unethical conditions on the long-awaited reopening of the Malaysian labour market?

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Return of enforced disappearance and extrajudicial killing?

It was a sombre occasion at the Dhaka Reporters Unity premises on April 30.