August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

RMG workers block road in Savar demanding pending salaries

The workers of a garment factory blocked a road in Hemayetpur area of ​​Savar demanding their salaries this noon.

August 22, 2022
August 22, 2022

“Don’t force me to take to the streets for tea workers’ wage”

Acclaimed poet Nirmalendu Goon has demanded that the daily wage of tea workers be raised to Tk 300.

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Tea workers will continue demo for Tk 300 wage

Many tea garden workers last night vowed to continue their protests for Tk 300 daily wage, hours after they called off their strike following the prime minister's directives for raising their daily wage from Tk 120 to Tk 145.

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Allow UN to probe rights violations

Families of enforced disappearance victims yesterday demanded that the United Nations be allowed to investigate the alleged rights violations committed by law enforcers.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

PM directs to raise tea workers' wage to Tk 145; strike called off

Moulvibazar Deputy Commissioner Mir Nahid Ahsan has said the daily wage of tea workers has been increased from Tk 120 to Tk 145, on the directive of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Assault over dress: 2 rights bodies object to the comments by HC bench

Questions raised by the High Court during a hearing of a case filed over a woman being assaulted for the dress she was wearing will encourage further harassment of women, two rights organisations said today.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Victimising journalists: A decades-long tradition of denying justice

Twenty-two years have come and gone since her husband was shot to death, but Selina Akhter Lucky has all but given up hope for justice for the brutal murder.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

“Rights activists could meet UN rights chief as Bangladesh not police state”

Law Minister Anisul Huq today (August 16, 2022) criticised human rights activists of the country for expressing concern about the human rights situation in Bangladesh to United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Help improve conditions in Rakhine: Rohingyas to UN rights chief

Rohingya men and women appealed to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to help improve the conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine state so that they can return to their homeland that they fled amid brutal military crackdown in 2017.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Rights abuses: Activists call for free enquiry commission

Rights activists yesterday urged the visiting UN human rights chief to impress upon the government the need for an independent commission to investigate extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances.