Topic: Bangladesh

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Cotton, Cashmere, Chemicals - What Really Goes Into Making Your Clothes?

The US Federal Trade Commission has something to say about what you wear. While not a fashion arbiter and unable to advise on attire for family gatherings, the...   [ continue reading...]

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Religion and rights in Bangladesh: maintaining a delicate balance

Bangladeshi activists work around religious elements, sometimes even collaborating with them. The rise of religious groups, however, is becoming both a challeng...   [ continue reading...]

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Bangladesh: Girls Damaged by Child Marriage

Tweet Widget Facebook Like Email The Bangladesh government is yet to take sufficient steps to end child marriage, in spi...   [ continue reading...]

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‘Despite Being A Woman’ Comment Brings Outrage, Despite Indian Prime Minister’s Record

Narendra Modi said his counterpart in Bangladesh has been tough on terror "despite being a woman." The post ‘Despite Being A Woman’ Comment Brings...   [ continue reading...]

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Rana Plaza Victims Will Receive Compensation

After a two-year campaign for compensation for the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, the International Labour Organization has succeeded...   [ continue reading...]

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Why Voluntary Standards Won't Make the Global Garment Industry Safer

AP Photo/A.M. Ahad In this Monday, April 20, 2015 photo, Mahamudul Hasan Ridoy, 27, who worked at Rana Plaza, the garment factory building that collapsed,...   [ continue reading...]

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Bangladesh: Hasina stands between us and the extremists | Masuda Bhatti

It is not clear what the character of the state is even after more than four decades of its birth. Bangladesh is, rather, at the crossroads of Islamism and secu...   [ continue reading...]

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Bangladesh: Unbelief in an age of death squads | Mahmud Rahman

The champions of death promise more. Two years ago, the Hefazat-e-Islam, an Islamist movement based in madrassas, delivered to the Home Ministry a list of 84 at...   [ continue reading...]

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Imagine no border fences between India and Bangladesh | Zafar Sobhan

We would have open borders, with Bangladeshis and Indians both having the right to live, work, and study in the other country. There would be no border shooting...   [ continue reading...]

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Comment | Why is the British Establishment Handing Over a Parliamentary Seat to a Despot’s Niece?

The Labour Party's decision to field as one of its General Election candidates a member and supporter of a political dynasty with an atrocious record of human r...   [ continue reading...]

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The muddle of contempt laws

Dhaka-based journalist David Bergman has been convicted of contempt over his blog on the Bangladesh War of Liberation.   [ continue reading...]

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Bangladesh: Garment Workers’ Union Rights Bleak

(New York) – Garment workers face daunting challenges to unionization, and remain at risk of interference and threats by factories three years after the R...   [ continue reading...]

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Global Profits, and Peril, from Child Labor

(Geneva) – Governments should better regulate businesses to prevent child labor in global supply chains, Human Rights Watch said in a video released today...   [ continue reading...]

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UN Makes History on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity

(Geneva) – The United Nations Human Rights Council, in a defining vote, adopted a resolution on June 30, 2016, on “Protection against violence and d...   [ continue reading...]

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School Doors Closed for Millions

(London) – Discriminatory laws and policies and a lack of political will to carry out basic human rights obligations by countries around the globe are kee...   [ continue reading...]

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Bangladesh: Investigate LGBT murders

(New York) – The Bangladeshi authorities should immediately investigate the killings of two lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) human rights ac...   [ continue reading...]

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Nepal: Anti-Graft Body Should Follow Procedures

(New York) – The Nepal government’s Commission for the Investigation of the Abuse of Authority (CIAA) should scrupulously follow the order of the Su...   [ continue reading...]

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Bangladesh: Suspend Death Penalty for War Crimes Convict

(New York) – The death sentence against Motiur Rahman Nizami, the head of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islaami party, should be suspended with immedia...   [ continue reading...]

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Bangladesh: 20 Million Drink Arsenic-Laced Water

Expand Anuwara Begum, in her 60s, cries while remembering her son-in-law, a farmer who die...   [ continue reading...]

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Make Rules on Rights Binding for Businesses

Launch Gallery (Geneva)—Delegates at the 2016 International Labou...   [ continue reading...]

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