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Rohingya

Price hikes and jobs: How NGOs affect the economy in Cox's Bazar

Local Bangladeshis in host communities near Rohingya camps complain of rise in cost of living but others see benefits.

Price hikes and jobs: How NGOs affect the economy in Cox's Bazar

Opinion

Why did Bangladesh arrest Shahidul Alam?

The famed photographer's arrest signals an escalation in institutional brutality and a day of reckoning for the elite.

Qumr Ahmed

by Qumr Ahmed

Qumr Ahmed

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

Inside Story

What is driving public anger in Bangladesh?

The government in Dhaka says political rivals are stirring up trouble ahead of an election expected later this year.

Asia

Bangladesh: Rohingya rape survivors battle stigma

In a community that considers victims of sexual violence a disgrace, women are left alone to suffer.

Bangladesh: Rohingya rape survivors battle stigma

Bangladesh

Detained Bangladeshi photographer sent to hospital

Shahidul Alam was taken by police and allegedly tortured in custody after criticising the government.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh criticised for student and media crackdown

Men linked to ruling party attacked students with machetes and sticks and assaulted media workers, rights group says.

Bangladesh criticised for student and media crackdown

Bangladesh

Bangladeshi photographer held after media comments

Shahidul Alam was picked up by police for 'provocative comments' after media interviews about crackdown on protesters.

Bangladesh

'Remembering how to be children': Young Rohingya overcome trauma

Child-friendly spaces offer Rohingya children counselling and life skills training, in respite from their dark reality.

'Remembering how to be children': Young Rohingya overcome trauma

Bangladesh

HRW: Rohingya must be moved to safer areas in Cox's Bazar

Rights group calls on Bangladesh to relocate Rohingya refugees at risk from landslides and floods during monsoon rains.

HRW: Rohingya must be moved to safer areas in Cox's Bazar

Bangladesh

Protesters injured as Bangladesh police fire tear gas on students

Police again fire tear gas at students as government cuts internet access amid escalating demonstrations.

Asia

Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet in protest crackdown

Students in Bangladesh say they wanted a peaceful protest, but rubber bullets and tear gas have ended that.

Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet in protest crackdown

Bangladesh

Dozens of students injured in Bangladesh road safety protests

Demonstrations sparked by the deaths of two teenagers turn violent on their seventh day.

Dozens of students injured in Bangladesh road safety protests

Myanmar

'For how long?': Displaced Rohingya lament life in no-man's land

Some 4,600 Rohingya live in a camp at Zero Point, barred from returning to their villages by Myanmar authorities.

'For how long?': Displaced Rohingya lament life in no-man's land

Politics

Bangladesh: Mass student protests after deadly road accident

Bangladesh shuts down high schools as tens of thousands of students take to streets after two teens were killed by bus.

Bangladesh: Mass student protests after deadly road accident