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  • Halt Rampal, other projects in question

    Transparency International Bangladesh yesterday called upon the government to immediately suspend all controversial projects, including the Rampal power plant near the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest.

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    TIB calls to stop Rampal plant in Sundarbans

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) calls upon the government to stop Rampal power plant in the world’s largest mangrove forest, the Sundarbans.

  • TIB concerned over dilly-dallying arrest of OC Moazzem

    Expressing grave concern over the dilly-dallying in arresting former officer-in-charge of Sonagazi Police Station Moazzem Hossain in connection with madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder case, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has said that it is an ominous sign for the country’s rule of law.

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    $2b laundered for buying work visas

    More than two billion dollars was laundered out of Bangladesh to six major labour-recruiting countries to illegally purchase work visas in 2016, said Transparency International Bangladesh Executive Director Dr Iftekharuzzaman.

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    TIB demands judicial inquiry into cops’ role over Nusrat murder

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) demands judicial inquiry into the role of police over the much-talked-about Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder.

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    62% of Dhaka service seekers victims of Wasa graft: TIB

    Sixty-two per cent of Dhaka’s connection seekers fall prey to corruption in Wasa, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) says.

  • Indigenous people and Dalits face discrimination

    Indigenous, Dalits face discrimination: TIB

    The indigenous people and Dalits in Bangladesh face discrimination and deprivation in their rights to basic amenities from the state, says Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB).

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    TIB disappointed over ACC chief’s remark

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) expresses its frustration over Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) chairman’s remark over the organisation (TIB) published in media, terming it “unnecessary and confusing”.

  • Transparency International Bangladesh slams Shajahan Khan-led road safety body,

    TIB slams Shajahan-led road safety body

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) strongly condemns the government decision to appoint Shajahan Khan as the chief of a committee formed to recommend ways on curbing road accidents and bringing discipline to the road transport sector.

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    Discharge duties upholding law, TIB urges police

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) calls upon the police force to discharge their responsibilities upholding law and ignoring fear and favour.

  • Transparency International Bangladesh Chairperson Advocate Sultana Kamal

    ‘2 out of 3 prisoners are held without trial’

    Human rights activist Sultana Kamal alleges that two out of every three prisoners in Bangladesh’s prisons are kept confined without a trial.

  • TI Corruption Index 2018: Bangladesh slips six notches

    Bangladesh has gone down six notches in the Transparency International's global Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 for a lack of effective government measures to fight corruption. In South Asia, Bangladesh ranked the second lowest, only ahead of war-torn Afghanistan.

  • BNP hails TIB report on Bangladesh election

    Cause for heartburn for both govt and EC: Rizvi

    BNP yesterday lauded the Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) study over irregularities in the December 30 national election and said it was a “cause for heartburn” for both the government and the Election Commission.

  • CEC rejects TIB’s Bangladesh election report

    CEC blasts TIB polls findings

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda yesterday rejected the Transparency International Bangladesh report on irregularities in the 11th parliamentary polls, terming the report “baseless”.

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    TIB published report in favour of BNP-Jamaat: Minister

    Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says the report published by Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) on the 11th parliamentary election is deliberately “falsified, which is in favour of the BNP-Jamaat quarter”.

  • TIB say they surveyed 50 parliamentary constituencies during election

    Polls anomalies in 47 of 50 seats

    Electoral irregularities like stamping ballot papers the night before the polls and ballot stuffing by capturing booths on the election day took place in 47 out of 50 constituencies surveyed, says a TIB study on the 11th parliamentary polls.

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    TIB demands judicial inquiry over election

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) demands judicial probe over the reported violations during the 11th parliamentary election.

  • Electoral Violation in Bangladesh

    EC indifferent to attacks on opposition candidates: TIB

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) yesterday expressed concern over Election Commission's (EC) “inaction” in addressing rampant violation of electoral codes and harassment of opposition parties' candidates.

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    Graft well accepted

    Corruption has become a norm in today's society -- a reality that must change through building an enlightened citizenry, said anti-corruption campaigners and journalists yesterday.

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    TIB calls for climate fund transparency

    Picking competent climate negotiators and maintaining transparency in spending funds are the key to realising global climate fund for the country, Transparency International Bangladesh said yesterday.

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    TIB urges JS to not pass civil service bill

    Transparency International Bangladesh yesterday called upon the Jatiya Sangsad not to pass the bill for the “Sarkari Chakori Ain-2018”, pointing out a discriminatory provision in it which is contradictory to the country's constitution.

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    'Ghost cases' reflect falling professional standards of police: TIB

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) yesterday said the filing of “ghost cases” accusing the dead and those living abroad indicates police's inefficiency and negligence in duty.

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    Speaker signs; it may be sent to president today

    Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury yesterday signed the recently passed Digital Security Bill.

  • Digital Security Bill: TIB terms it black law

    The Digital Security Bill 2018 might be considered useful for the government in the short term, but it could boomerang on the government in the long run, Transparency International Bangladesh said yesterday.

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    Widespread graft at ports

    Syndicates of corrupt government employees and transport union leaders have been badly hampering the export and import business activities at the Mongla seaport and Burimari land port.

  • Digital Security Act 2018

    Danger to freedom of expression

    Several local and international rights organisations have expressed grave concerns over the passing of the Digital Security Bill 2018 and demanded that the government reconsider its controversial sections.

  • Fair election in Bangladesh

    Fair polls possible under partisan govt: TIB

    The upcoming parliamentary elections can be held in a fair manner under the partisan government only if all political parties, Election Commission and other stakeholders play a positive role, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) said today.

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    TIB disappointed with finalised report by parliamentary body

    Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has expressed disappointment over finalising of a report by a parliamentary body on Digital Security Bill, 2018 without considering most of the recommendations from stakeholders and amending some sections that curb freedom of speech and independent journalism.

  • Corruption highest in law enforcement

    Law enforcement agencies were the most corrupt among 18 departments and sectors in providing services to households last year, says a survey report of Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB).

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    Manpower Export to Malaysia: End monopoly, bust syndicate

    Experts on labour migration and governance have demanded an investigation into the alleged monopoly of a syndicate in recruitment of Bangladeshi workers in Malaysia.