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Protests break out in Bangladesh over death of 21-year-old student

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

The Left Democratic Alliance protest the latest hike in gas price in front of National Press Club, Dhaka on Saturday. Focus Bangla Left Democratic Alliance calls strike against gas price hike in Bangladesh

The government raised the price of gas in eight categories, including that of household users, despite persistent opposition from consumer rights groups.

Textile workers in Bangladesh fight against state repression

‘Thousands of workers dismissed earlier haven’t been re-appointed yet and in most cases, workers didn’t even receive their legal compensation,’ says workers’ organizer

Bangladesh workers strike Bangladesh unions demands release of garment workers

Unions in Bangladesh have asked the government to intervene in false cases against thousands of workers arrested and fired from their jobs for participating in the December protests.

Over 11,000 more workers fired in Bangladesh for trade union activity

According to local reports, the companies have forced many senior employees to resign, presumably to avoid paying higher wages and social security benefits. Earlier, over 5,000 employees had been arrested for taking part in protests in January

Thousands of Bangladeshi garment workers fired for protests

Over 5,000 workers were dismissed for taking part in protests, demanding higher wages earlier this month. The workers had pointed out that even after the government announced a hike, they were still living on poverty wages.

After India, Saudi Arabia also deports Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh

Human rights activists complained that the step would further worsen the conditions of the families of the refugees who were still in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Elections Awami League wins polls in Bangladesh amid accusations of irregularities

The Grand Alliance, led by the Awami League of prime minister Sheikh Hasina, secured 288 seats while the National Unity Front was able to secure only 7.

Bangladeshi journalist Shahidul Alam gets bail after 102 days in prison

63-year-old Shahidul Alam was arrested on August 5, hours after he gave an interview to Al Jazeera in which he spoke about the demands of the student protesters in the country. The student protests saw tens of thousands of youth hit the streets demanding safer roads

Teachers demand release of jailed Bangladeshi professor Maidul Islam

Islam was jailed on the charges of making derogatory remarks about Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in a Facebook post. 

We are reforming the country; sorry for temporary disturbance, say Bangladeshi students

Lack of fixed wages and working hours for drivers are primary causes of bus accidents in Bangladesh

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