Bangladesh

Mike Pompeo Doubles Down On Npr Reporter Attack. No One Buys It.

Twitter critics called BS after the secretary of state indicated Mary Louise Kelly misidentified Bangladesh as Ukraine in the president's map challenge.
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Experts Laud International Court Of Justice Order On Myanmar To Halt All Genocidal Conduct

The International Court of Justice instructed Thursday that Myanmar halt all measures that contribute to the genocide of the Rohingya community. More than 910,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to and settled in neighbouring Bangladesh. Pictured here...
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Baul Singer Shariat Sarkar Arrested In Bangladesh For ‘insulting’ Islam

He challenged the claim that music is forbidden in IslamArtists from cultural organisation Udichi protested the arrest of Baul artist Shariat Sarkar and demanded his release. Image from Udichi's Facebook page. Used with permission. Bangladeshi...
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India's Kerala State Is 'fortress Of Secularism', Will Not Implement Citizenship Law - Chief Vijayan

New Delhi (Sputnik): India has witnessed widespread protests in favour and against the controversial law enacted by the federal government in December to grant citizenship rights to persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan,...
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European Clothing Brand Group For Safety Leaving Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — A group set up by European clothing brands that has monitored factory safety in Bangladesh for years plans to leave, with its duties being assumed by a local group including unions and industry figures in the world’s...

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Bangladesh Says Once-submerged Island Ready For Rohingya

Bangladesh says it has completed construction of flood protection embankments, houses, cyclone shelters, hospitals and schools on a once-swampy island in the Bay of Bengal to relocate about 100,000 Rohingya refugees from overcrowded camps near its...

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Anti-citizenship Protests Have No Bearing On India As Investment Destination, Top Industrialist Says

New Delhi (Sputnik): India witnessed protests after the government enacted a law to grant citizenship to illegal immigrants from several religious minorities, who faced persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, excluding Muslim.
Related topics: Protests, India, New Delhi, Religion, Pakistan, Afghanistan

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Bangladesh Top Court Upholds Death Sentence On Opposition Politician For 1971 War Crimes

New Delhi (Sputnik): The International Crimes Tribunal was set up by the Bangladesh government in 2009 to investigate and prosecute suspects for the genocide committed by the Pakistan Army and its local collaborators during the war of 1971.
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Several Indian Opposition Parties To Skip Congress-convened Meeting On Citizenship Law

New Delhi (Sputnik): In December, India’s federal government amended the Indian Citizenship Law to allow citizenship to religious minorities who faced persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Several opposition parties and civil rights...
Related topics: India, New Delhi, Religion, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Activism

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Speed Up, Reptile! Cat Looks Frustrated After Taking Turtle Taxi

It’s not often that one asks a cab driver to speed up (if you’re in Russia, Italy, or Bangladesh you ask for the opposite) unless your last name is Bond and you are attempting to stop an evil genius from destroying the world.
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Over 1,000 Protest In Bangladesh After Student Raped

More than 1,000 students and activists on Monday linked their hands, chanted slogans and marched through Bangladesh's main public university after a second-year student was raped, police said.The protesters gathered on the campus in Dhaka, the...
Related topics: Protests, Activism, Police

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Amid Global Criticism, Indian Home Minister Justifies Action Against Citizenship Act Protesters

New Delhi (Sputnik): Ever since India’s federal government enacted a contentious law to grant citizenship to illegal immigrants from non-Muslim communities from three neighbouring Islamic countries – Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh –...
Related topics: Protests, India, New Delhi, Pakistan, Afghanistan

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Child Marriages Unlikely To End By Un’s 2030 Deadline

Credit: United Nations By Nayema NusratUNITED NATIONS, Jan 3 2020 (IPS) “Right now, I don’t want to get married. I have a long life and a dream in front of me”, a 14-year-old young girl from Bangladesh told her parents as she was just not...

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Bangladesh: Hospital Suspends Plans To Give Donated Breast Milk To Needy Newborns After Backlash By...

Better these newborns die than that Islamic law is violated. How likely do you think it is that these Muslim clerics will ignore the Qur’an’s teachings on jihad warfare against unbelievers? “Bangladesh halts breast milk scheme...
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Minorities Faced 'rape, Violence, Conversion' In Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan - Indian Minister

New Delhi (Sputnik): The Indian Parliament passed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in early December, stoking violent protests in various parts of the country. The law grants citizenship to non-Muslim religious minorities who faced persecution in...
Related topics: Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, New Delhi, Protests, Religion

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A Tribute To Sir Fazle Hasan Abed (1936 – 2019)

By Nayema NusratNEW YORK, Dec 23 2019 (IPS) “When I think about Bangladesh, I think about everybody. Not everybody is enjoying Rabindranath and the great literature and culture that Bangladesh has. But I think everybody has got the right to have...

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Riled Indian Opposition To Stage Mass Protests Against Modi Over Contentious Citizenship Law

New Delhi (Sputnik): India’s controversial new law which grants citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians fleeing religious persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan has triggered severe criticism; protesters...
Related topics: Protests, India, New Delhi, Religion, Pakistan, Afghanistan

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#caa: Muslims Of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh Can Go To Islamic Countries - Indian Minister

New Delhi (Sputnik): India has been rocked by protests over the Citizenship Amendment Act since it was introduced last week. The law has faced much flak for granting citizenship to Hindus, Parsis, Jains, Christians, Buddhists, and Sikhs from...
Related topics: Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, New Delhi, Protests

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A Leprosy-free World Is Possible

By Crystal OrdersonDHAKA, Bangladesh, Dec 20 2019 (IPS) From Dec 11-12 the plight of people with Leprosy took centre stage during the National Conference on Zero Leprosy Initiative 2030 and at the historic and the first-ever the Conference of...

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India: Muslims Throw Stones And Torch Vehicles In Riots Against New Law Admitting Non-muslim...

“The Citizenship Amendment Act allows for the fast-tracking of applications from religious minorities including Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, but not Muslims,” says Gulf News. “Racism”? “Islamophobia”? No....
Related topics: India, Religion, Pakistan, Afghanistan

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