Human Rights

Without a trace: Enforced disappearances in Bangladesh

Victims' families allege law enforcement authorities of abducting and detaining hundreds of opposition activists.

Without a trace: Enforced disappearances in Bangladesh

Earthrise

Tiger turf wars in Bangladesh's Sundarbans

Can a pioneering education programme mitigate the escalating human-tiger conflict in Bangladesh's Sundarban forest?

Tiger turf wars in Bangladesh's Sundarbans

101 East

Hacked: The Bangladesh Bank Heist

How hackers got away with one of the biggest thefts in history, robbing Bangladesh's central bank of more than $80m.

Myanmar

Rohingya fighters 'killed scores of Hindu villagers'

Rights group says Rohingya rebels killed as many as 99 Hindu villagers in one day in August last year.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh: Extrajudicial killing fears in drug crackdown

More than 30 alleged drug dealers killed in the past week in 'shootouts' with police amid rights activists' warnings.

Bangladesh: Extrajudicial killing fears in drug crackdown

Opinion

The Rohingya's hope for justice lies with the ICC

The UN Security Council must refer the Rohingya's case to the International Criminal Court.

Tun Khin

by Tun Khin

Tun Khin

Weather

Pre-monsoon storms hit South Asia

Northeastern and northwestern parts of the region experience very severe thunderstorms at this time of the year.

Pre-monsoon storms hit South Asia

Bangladesh

Bangladesh ex-PM Zia granted bail in corruption case

With three more pending cases against Zia, opposition leader unlikely to be released from jail right now, lawyers say.

Bangladesh: Former prime minister Khaleda Zia granted bail

Earthrise

Human-wildlife conflict: Learning to live together

A look at how locals are finding ways to coexist with their animal neighbours in Australia and Bangladesh.

Asia

Why Bangladesh students want end to job quota system

Thousands of students launch a fresh movement as government fails to honour its promise to end quota in government jobs.

Bangladesh students demand abolition of job quota system

Rohingya

OIC to assume 'stronger role' over Rohingya crisis

The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation says it will create a committee on accountability for crimes against Rohingya.

OIC to assume 'stronger role' over Rohingya crisis

Asia

Bangladesh opposition leader's fraud conviction flayed

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

Asia

Bangladesh's cyclone season threatens Rohingya refugees

Thousands of tonnes of bamboo is being distributed to refugees so they can make their shelters stronger.

Myanmar

UK ambassador: Rohingya crisis demands 'investigation'

Britain's ambassador to the UN calls for a 'proper investigation' into alleged crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar.

UK ambassador demands 'proper investigation' into Rohingya crisis

Asia

Bangladesh: UNSC team to visit Rohingya refugee camps

The UN and aid agencies have said enclave in Bangladesh of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar is becoming the largest refugee camp in the world.