418 children murdered last year

Violence against children and the level of brutality, especially against girls, have increased significantly in recent years, worsening the state of child rights in the country, finds a non-government report. In 2018, at least 418 children were murdered across the country, which is 23 percent higher than the previous year…

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FOR URGENT RELEASE: ARUNDHATI ROY PUBLIC TALK IN DHAKA GOING AHEAD DESPITE PERMISSION REVOKED BY DHAKA METROPOLITAN POLICE

From Chobi Mela organisers5th March 2019 Dhaka, Bangladesh At around 10 pm on Monday, 4 March 2019, The Chobi Mela secretariat received notification from the Dhaka Metropolitan Police that the state venue permission for Arundhati Roy’s talk on 5 March 2019 at Krishibid Institute Auditorium in Dhaka had been revoked…

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