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.
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.
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.
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.
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.