Zyma Islam

August 30, 2021
August 30, 2021

Enforced Disappearances: Days in custody unaccounted for

There is a kind of enforced disappearance where a person is picked up or abducted, vanishes into thin air and is never heard from again.

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

No baby count in Cox’s Bazar in 4yrs

In 2017, a month after the Rohingya refugee influx, the Cox’s Bazar district administration suspended birth registration in the area.

August 19, 2021
August 19, 2021

Data sovereignty or data control?

The government is drafting a bill to make social media surveillance stricter and legal.

August 5, 2021
August 5, 2021

N’ganj Factory Fire: All hope lost for 24 families

The bodies of 24 of the workers who died in the Hashem Foods factory fire last month were handed over to their families yesterday.

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

Red tape stymieing biomed inventions

As the pandemic raged on for the last year and a half, the inventor’s wheels also kept turning.

July 30, 2021
July 30, 2021

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: Trapped in Kurdistan

The horrifying tales of Bangladeshi women being trafficked, more often than not, take place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021

Hospitals stare at tougher time

The Covid pandemic has entered a phase where hospitals across the country are being pushed to their limits.

July 25, 2021
July 25, 2021

Built to crumble

It began with two things -- good intentions and a plan flawed to the core.

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

From toil to tail end: At least 16 children missing in Rupganj factory fire

At least 16 children are missing -- and possibly dead -- in the fire at Hashem Foods Ltd. All of them were working at the factory.  

July 7, 2021
July 7, 2021

Nasal cannula crisis now proving fatal

The deaths of at least 16 Covid-19 patients at hospitals across the country last week, reportedly due to a shortage of oxygen, shone a light on the extent of the oxygen crisis.