News of teachers being humiliated, abused and even killed by their students and other locals have been resurfacing time and time again.
There are already laws in place for newspapers and journalists. Why did the Press Council, then, take the initiative to amend the Press Council Act 1974, keeping provision to impose a fine of up to Tk 10 lakh? Is it not their obligation to protect the interests of journalists?
When the Rohingyas in Myanmar’s Rakhine State were facing a brutal military crackdown in late August, 2017 and found the doors of neighbouring countries closed -- Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had taken the bold decision to give them safe refuge in Bangladesh. And now, after four years, more than a million Rohingyas are still waiting for a solution to their exiled lives.
For the last 41 years the Soviet Union and USA used Afghanistan as a playground for geopolitics.