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DHAKA’S ROTTING NIGHTMARE – THE WASTE CREATED BY HIGHRISES

DHAKA’S ROTTING NIGHTMARE – THE WASTE CREATED BY HIGHRISES Author: Shadaf Rahman, Department of Environmental Science, B.Sc., North South University – Dhaka. Edited By: Kasheful Hoda; Tunazzina Iqbal Published Under: Research Initiative for Social Equity, Society (RISE Society) Young minds

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NGOs, Activism, Collective efforts to undergo purge in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh government wants to quash human rights activism. The cabinet has approved the “Foreign Donations (Voluntary Activities) Regulations Bill, 2014”, which will likely become law soon. The Bill empowers bureaucrats to decide the fate of NGOs and voluntary activities.

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BELA’s Syeda Rizwana Hasan’s Husband Found

Award-winning environmental lawyer Syeda Rizwana Hasan’s husband has been found in Dhaka some 35 hours after his abduction in Narayanganj city. DMP spokesperson Maruf Hasan said Abu Bakar Siddique was found in Kalabagan around 1:30am on Friday. “A rider identified

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Urgent Appeal: Act for BELA’s Syeda Rizwana Hasan’s husband, by The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation in Bangladesh. Brief description of

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Miscreants Abduct Husband of Activist Lawyers Husband

Unknown miscreants abducted the husband of Syeda Rizwana Hasan, the Chief Executive of Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (Bela) Mr. Abu Bakar Siddique, in Fatulla area of Narayanganj while he was travelling to Dhaka from Narayanganj by his car. Mr. Abu

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Nordic Business Confidence Survey 2013 on Bangladesh

Ninety four percent of the Nordic companies operating in Bangladesh are contemplating expanding their business here in next three years, despite political instability and infrastructure constraints, says a new survey [1]. The main reason for expansion plans could be higher

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The Bangladesh Labor Law (Amendment) Bill 2013 Passed in the Parliament

Bangladesh Labor Law (Amendment) Bill 2013 was passed on Monday 15 July 2013 in the National Parliament here in Bangladesh. The new law has seen amendments to a total of 87 sections of the Labor Act 2006. The bill came

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