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Dec 05, 2018
Shahidul Alam on Bangladesh govt's crackdown: 'Where sycophancy is norm, truth is viewed as a sickness'Shahidul Alam, one of the most prominent faces in South Asian photography, was picked up from his house in August, hours after his scathing interview with Al Jazeera about student protests for safer roads. Unsettled by the intense global outrage that followed, the authorities in Bangladesh have recently permitted his release. In this exclusive, wide-ranging interview, he talks about his incarceration, freedom of expression, journalism, activism, politics, custodial torture and his plans to work on prison reform.
Aug 16, 2018
Bangladesh student protests: Activists go into hiding, delete social media posts after police arrest 100 for incitement to violenceThe moves have sparked fear among activists in Bangladesh. Almost all the students who have led the protests have gone into hiding.
Aug 07, 2018
Students end protests on road safety in Bangladesh after nine days; education ministry to hold meet tomorrowThe unprecedented protests by the students in Bangladesh demanding better road safety end after nine-day-long stir that left over 150 people injured in clashes with riots police
May 06, 2018
Bangladesh proposes India's induction as 'observer nation' in Organisation of Islamic ConferenceBangladesh has proposed restructuring of the charter of the Organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) to pave way for inclusion of non-Muslim countries like India as an "observer state".
Oct 23, 2017
Sushma Swaraj meets ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia in Dhaka; discuss upcoming pollsExternal affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday met former Bangladesh prime minister Khaleda Zia
Oct 07, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh will continue to help refugees fleeing Myanmar violenceHasina said the government was pursuing a plan to build temporary shelters for the Rohingya on an island with the help of international aid agencies
Sep 18, 2017
Rohingya crisis is both humanitarian and security issue, says Bangladesh minister Shahriar AlamOver 3,79,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar's Rakhine state and arrived in Bangladesh since the militants' attacks on Myanmar security forces on 25 August
Sep 11, 2017
Myanmar violence: Bangladesh agrees to free land to shelter Rohingya refugees fleeing Rakhine stateThe new camp will help relieve some pressure on existing settlements in the Bangladeshi border district of Cox's Bazar, where nearly 300,000 Rohingya have arrived since 25 August.
Jul 13, 2017
Sheikh Hasina defends Bangladesh's decision to buy Chinese submarines, calls Beijing a key development partnerSheikh Hasina on Thursday defended Bangladesh's decision to buy two submarines worth USD 203 million from China, saying the move won't elicit "negative reactions" from other countries as it was for safeguarding the country's sovereignty.