David Bergman

David Bergman

Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Ex-chief justice alleges he was 'forced' to resign'

In his memoir Surendra Kumar Sinha, who now lives in Canada, details the circumstances that led to his resignation.

Bangladesh: Ex-chief justice alleges he was 'forced' to resign'

Bangladesh

Are Bangladesh activists being killed amid the war on drugs?

Alamgir Badsha, an opposition activist, died late July. He's one of more than 200 people who have been killed since May.

Are Bangladesh activists being killed amid the war on drugs?

Asia

British-Bangladeshi citizen detained since 2016 cafe attack freed

Hasnat Karim is released after two years behind bars over the 2016 restaurant attack in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka.

British-Bangladeshi citizen detained since 2016 cafe attack freed

Asia

UK lawyer alleges India deported him under Bangladesh pressure

Lord Alex Carlile, a member of the legal team of opposition BNP leader Khaleda Zia, was deported from New Delhi airport.

UK lawyer alleges India deported him under Bangladesh pressure

Asia

Khaleda Zia's sentence a 'political ploy': Lord Carlile

Senior UK lawyer and defence legal team member says prosecution of imprisoned BNP chairperson lacked adequate evidence.

Khaleda Zia's sentence a 'political ploy': Lord Carlile

Rohingya

Rohingya return to Myanmar 'puts them in tiger's grasp'

Myanmar cannot guarantee safety of Rohingya refugees, Bangladeshi politician and rights group says.

Rohingya return to Myanmar 'puts them in tiger's grasp'

Asia

UN blasts Bangladesh over extrajudicial killings

Dhaka criticised for 'high rate' of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, and excessive force in new report.

UN blasts Bangladesh over extrajudicial killings

Asia

UN demands Dhaka action on enforced disappearances

Group calls on government to reveal whereabouts of 'kidnapped' men whose opposition-activist fathers were executed.

UN demands Dhaka action on enforced disappearances

Human Rights

Muhammad Yunus: Bangladesh probes Nobel laureate's tax

Yunus' family and micro-credit bank investigated for tax irregularities in a case some see as politically motivated.

Muhammad Yunus: Bangladesh probes Nobel laureate's tax

Bangladesh

Concerns raised over new Bangladesh NGO law

Legislation allows the suspension or termination of an NGO if it makes derogatory remarks about "constitutional bodies".

Concerns raised over new Bangladesh NGO law

Bangladesh

Alleged killer of Nazimuddin Samad is innocent: wife

Police say Rashedun Nabi Bhuiyan led a team who shot and bludgeoned to death secular blogger Nazimuddin Samad in April.

Alleged killer of Nazimuddin Samad is innocent: wife

Bangladesh

Concern over missing sons of Bangladeshi politicians

Witnesses say the sons of three former politicians, including a deceased Jamaat head, are in state detention.

Concern over missing sons of Bangladeshi politicians