Human Rights

January 17, 2023
January 17, 2023

What will Bangladesh get out of Donald Lu's visit?

Lu’s trip looked at how the two nations interact generally. If we focus on the visit's particulars, there were discussions that took place on governance, economic governance, strategy, and other economic concerns.

January 4, 2023
January 4, 2023

2022 proved how far we still are from peace in the CHT

Human rights violations of Indigenous peoples, especially land-grabbing, continued unabated

December 26, 2022
December 26, 2022

An uncompassionate act on a compassionate ground

Why can't Bangladesh ditch the inhumane colonial practice of arbitrary fettering?

December 22, 2022
December 22, 2022

It’s unlawful, a violation of human rights

The incident where an accused BNP leader was seen cuffed and fettered during his mother’s namaz-e-janaza in Gazipur has touched off outrage among rights activists and citizens.

December 9, 2022
December 9, 2022

Are we only paying lip service to human rights?

Bangladesh must improve its human rights record

December 2, 2022
December 2, 2022

Towards a disability-inclusive society

Why are persons with disabilities still denied their rights?

October 5, 2022
October 5, 2022

Denmark will travel to Qatar WC without families in human rights protest

Denmark's players will travel to the 2022 World Cup without their families, local media reported on Tuesday, as the Danish FA (DBU) wants to minimise activity in Qatar as a protest against the country's human rights record.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Is civilisation in decline, clashing or rejuvenating?

Rising uncertainties are making global compromise and cooperation more unlikely

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

UN rights chief’s visit: Conflicting expectations and a hope for positive change

UN human rights chief's visit to Dhaka revealed contrasting expectations on the part of the government and rights groups.

August 19, 2022
August 19, 2022

Don’t ‘criminals’ have the right to access justice?

It is mind-boggling that, by claiming that all those killed at the border “are criminals,” the head of BSF has acknowledged that his force has concurrently arrogated the roles of petitioner, judge, jury, and executioner.