Human Rights

Bangladesh court upholds death sentence for Nizami

Jamaat-e-Islami leader loses appeal against war crimes sentence in case Islamists say is part of a government crackdown.

Human Rights

Bloody blockade cripples Bangladesh economy

More than 100 people have been killed in clashes since opposition parties launched a nationwide blockade on January 6.

Bloody blockade cripples Bangladesh economy

Politics

Clashes rock Bangladesh on poll anniversary

At least two people killed in clashes between political rivals while opposition leader remains confined to her office.

Politics

Bangladesh opposition supporters shot dead

Two people killed in clashes with ruling party supporters on one-year anniversary of controversial polls.

Human Rights

Bangladesh opposition leader locked in office

Khaleda Zia confined to her office and rallies banned a day before first anniversary of polls her party boycotted.

Bangladesh opposition leader locked in office