Activists groups fear that Shafiqul Islam Kajol, a photojournalist who went missing a day after a police complaint was filed against him, has been subjected to enforced disappearance. He was accused of publishing false news by a member of parliament
26 workers died in Bangladesh’s shipbreaking industry in 2019, as per the Shipbreaking Platform Report. The country is fast becoming the top dumping site for obsolete ships which has led to many environmental and health issues
Last week, a fire at an illegal plastic factory claimed the lives of 17 workers in Dhaka district.
With another incident of factory fire reported in Bangladesh on Monday, the total number of accidental deaths in the country registered in the month of December so far has risen to 27
In the past 10 days alone two workers were killed and 5 injured in two different accidents. Activists say lack of government regulation and negligence by employers are the major reasons
Abrar Fahad was found dead in Dhaka university, a few days after posting comments critical of the government. The protesting students said activists of the Bangladesh Chhatra League were responsible
At a solidarity event organized by the Workers Party of Bangladesh, speakers condemned the imperialist policies of the US which have caused chaos across the world
At least 15 workers have been killed in different accidents in the ship breaking industry in Bangladesh this year. The incidents reveal the lack of government supervision and negligence by employers.
The management of SF Denim Apparels announced the termination of 700 workers when they returned from Eid vacations, citing “work order shortage”
At least a 100,000 Rohingya marched in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, the largest refugee camp in the world.
Over 100,000 Rohingya refugees participated in a rally marking the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar. The community was the target of an ethnic cleansing campaign conducted by the military in 2017.