Three senior officers from elite security forces among those to be hanged over crimes in Narayanganj, court decides.
Women's Rights20 Dec 2016 08:34 GMT
To deflect the sexist charge of being barren viragos, female politicians in the region have to deny their sexuality.
Asia11 Dec 2016 18:11 GMT
Some hid in rice fields, others ate only leaves while making the long journey by foot across the border into Bangladesh.
Human Rights08 Dec 2016 06:34 GMT
Yunus' family and micro-credit bank investigated for tax irregularities in a case some see as politically motivated.
Myanmar30 Nov 2016 07:40 GMT
Bangladesh turns away Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar crackdown as the UN decries "pattern of violations".
Human Rights28 Nov 2016 12:15 GMT
Eight boats carrying Rohingya refugees have been turned away by Bangladesh as thousands amass on the border.
Rohingya25 Nov 2016 08:52 GMT
UNHCR chief accuses country's troops of killing men and raping women, forcing stateless minority to flee to Bangladesh.
Bangladesh06 Nov 2016 14:02 GMT
More than 100 Hindu houses and 17 temples have been vandalised and looted since violence began last month.
Bangladesh23 Oct 2016 11:03 GMT
Tropical depression in northern Bay of Bengal expected to bring flooding to Myanmar and Bangladesh in the coming days.
Bangladesh20 Oct 2016 17:12 GMT
Legislation allows the suspension or termination of an NGO if it makes derogatory remarks about "constitutional bodies".
Bangladesh19 Oct 2016 18:56 GMT
Police say Rashedun Nabi Bhuiyan led a team who shot and bludgeoned to death secular blogger Nazimuddin Samad in April.
Human Rights19 Oct 2016 17:07 GMT
Military clampdown following unrest has prevented any supplies from reaching Muslim minority group in Rakhine state.
REWIND17 Oct 2016 14:37 GMT
An insight into Bangladesh's clothing supply chain and working conditions in the country's garment factories.
Bangladesh08 Oct 2016 17:50 GMT
Three raids kill at least 11 members of JMB, blamed for July cafe attack, in Dhaka and Tangail, say security officials.
Environment03 Oct 2016 07:05 GMT
Rights group says Bank indirectly financed coal projects despite pledges to cut support over environmental concerns.
Politics29 Sep 2016 12:50 GMT
Government official rejects Human Rights Watch report, saying allegations against security forces are baseless.
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