C R Abrar

Dr C R Abrar is an academic with an interest in human rights issues. He is the executive director of Refugee and Migratory Movements Research Unit (RMMRU).

Challenges that our migrant workers face

Bangladeshi migrant workers require a range of services and support at both the origin and destination ends.

6m ago

Human rights enjoyment in a red zone?

In almost all cases involving opposition activists, they were found guilty

6m ago

The flipside of the democracy carnival

Bereft of the basic rights to assemble and express, let alone protest, the people of Bangladesh are currently bearing the brunt of the coercive apparatuses of the state.

6m ago

Has the ICC lost traction on Rohingya genocide case?

The resolution of the Rohingya crisis appears to have met a dead end. Quite predictably, yet another round of questionable repatriation efforts has stalled.

11m ago

Attaining zero target on border killing

Killing of civilians along the Bangladesh-India border by India’s Border Security Force (BSF) has plagued the bilateral relations between the two countries for decades.

12m ago

Vital yet vulnerable

Near absence of an affordable and accessible healthcare arrangement in the Gulf states has led many workers to rely on self-medication, often consuming expired medicines brought from home by themselves and their peers.

1y ago

Why the DSA should be scrapped

A major weakness of the law is its inconsistency with the other existing laws.

1y ago

Was it really about 'protecting the interest of the child'?

As the government came under international scrutiny for curtailing freedom of expression, the question of child exploitation became the rallying point.

1y ago
December 18, 2023
December 18, 2023

Challenges that our migrant workers face

Bangladeshi migrant workers require a range of services and support at both the origin and destination ends.

December 10, 2023
December 10, 2023

Human rights enjoyment in a red zone?

In almost all cases involving opposition activists, they were found guilty

December 3, 2023
December 3, 2023

The flipside of the democracy carnival

Bereft of the basic rights to assemble and express, let alone protest, the people of Bangladesh are currently bearing the brunt of the coercive apparatuses of the state.

July 5, 2023
July 5, 2023

Has the ICC lost traction on Rohingya genocide case?

The resolution of the Rohingya crisis appears to have met a dead end. Quite predictably, yet another round of questionable repatriation efforts has stalled.

June 26, 2023
June 26, 2023

Attaining zero target on border killing

Killing of civilians along the Bangladesh-India border by India’s Border Security Force (BSF) has plagued the bilateral relations between the two countries for decades.

June 19, 2023
June 19, 2023

Vital yet vulnerable

Near absence of an affordable and accessible healthcare arrangement in the Gulf states has led many workers to rely on self-medication, often consuming expired medicines brought from home by themselves and their peers.

May 17, 2023
May 17, 2023

Why the DSA should be scrapped

A major weakness of the law is its inconsistency with the other existing laws.

April 8, 2023
April 8, 2023

Was it really about 'protecting the interest of the child'?

As the government came under international scrutiny for curtailing freedom of expression, the question of child exploitation became the rallying point.

February 17, 2023
February 17, 2023

Poritosh Sarkar’s Orwellian Experience

The most egregious breach of law in Poritosh’s case was when he was placed in solitary confinement.

February 6, 2023
February 6, 2023

Who will defend our public property defenders?

Over the past month, journalists and activists have been subjected to an amplified scale of threats, intimidation, and incarceration at the hands of powerful group.

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