Fear grips Rohingyas on no-man’s land

Frequent clashes between Myanmar security forces and Buddhist rebels in Rakhine state have spread alarm among thousands of Rohingya refugees living in no-man’s-land on the country’s border with Bangladesh, as concerns grow over the intensified fighting. More than 730,000 members of the Rohingya minority have fled Myanmar to escape a…

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Justice for Rohingya women

Addressing sexual violence against Rohingya women Staying true to its commitment of lending voice to women’s rights issues, Dhaka Lit Fest 2018 conducted a session called “Rape by Command: The Aftermath”. Rohingya activist and lawyer Razia Sultana, human rights activist Shireen Huq, journalist Gwen Robinson and Maryam Molla, a health-care…

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The conscientious Dr Kamal Hossain

Kamal Hossain’s true achievements lie in his moral leadership in times of national crisis In 1988, when Scimitar Exploration Limited was awarded a contract by the Ershad-government for oil exploration in Haripur, Sylhet, and they failed in their exploratory work, Jubo Union convened a road-march from Dhaka to Sylhet demanding…

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