Bangladesh
Bangladeshi journalists to protest state intimidation

Journalists will stage protests across the country on Thursday after the bank details of the leaders of their organizations were sought by the Bangladesh Financial Intelligence Unit

Bangladesh enforced disappearances A decade of enforced disappearances in Bangladesh

Several rights organizations have called for Bangladeshi security agencies to be held accountable for allegedly subjecting hundreds of people to enforced disappearances in the country

Bangladesh garment workers Millions of garment workers in Bangladesh forced to return to factories 

The announcement by the Bangladesh authorities allowing garment export factories to resume work has resulted in tens of thousands of workers returning to major cities in overcrowded trains and buses, ignoring health guidelines

Bangladesh factory owner among 8 detained on charge of murder after 52 workers die in fire

At least eight people have been detained by the Bangladeshi police under murder charges in connection with factory fire that broke out in a food processing factory in Rupganj. 52 people were killed in the incident

Bangladesh garment workers 1 killed, 35 injured in police action against protesting garment workers in Bangladesh

One person died after police resorted to violence to disperse garment workers protesting against unpaid wages in Dhaka’s Ashulia suburb on Sunday, June 13

Journalists bodies demand release of investigative reporter in Bangladesh

Known for unearthing graft of the Bangladeshi government, investigative journalist Rozina Islam was arrested for violating the colonial-era official secrecy law, Official Secrets Act

Bangladesh writers death protests Bangladeshi cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore gets bail after 10 months in detention

The decision came days after the death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed who was also detained under the Digital Security Act. Protests have broken out across Bangladesh demanding the withdrawal of the law

Thousands of Rohingya refugees relocated

The Bangladesh government has shifted the Rohingya refugees who were forced to flee from their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine province due to state-sponsored persecution and attacks against them

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Bangladesh government relocates hundreds of Rohingya refugees to remote Island 

So far over 3,400 refugees have been sent to the island of Bhasan Char, located in the Meghna river’s estuary, 40 miles away from the mainland. Critics say the island is prone to flooding

Bangladesh factory fire Despite eight-year struggle, Tazreen fire victims in Bangladesh yet to get justice 

On November 24, 2012, a short-circuit triggered a massive fire at the nine-story Tazreen garment factory in Ashulia,. Over 110 workers were killed. Eight years on, many of the families of victims and survivors are still in a bad state

Bangladesh garment workers Millions of garment workers face job losses in Bangladesh 

According to a recent study conducted by the Center for Global Workers Rights, “millions of workers are at greater risk of losing their jobs” due to global brands “demanding price cuts and delaying payments to suppliers”

Reports chronicle continuing violence and discrimination against Rohingya community

Violence against the persecuted Rohingya minority community has persisted despite demands to Myanmar state authorities to ensure their safety

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