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Many Victims, One Story, One Demand

Like any other day, Kawsar Hossain (28), who was a private car driver, returned to his home at the capital’s Nakhalpara area from his workplace on December 4 in 2013. … Continue reading

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August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Father’s Quest for Disappeared Son

30-month search continues to find man missing from RAB custody Two and a half years after his son’s disappearance, Ruhul Amin still clings to the hope that his son is … Continue reading

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August 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mounting psychological toll in Pinak 6 tragedy

For some, the experience had frayed their nerves to breaking point. The need for closure after bereavement is well known and well understood, but the tremendous psychological effort required for … Continue reading

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August 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Siblings’ Dhaka dream shattered with the capsized launch

But the journey was cut short mid-river and their dreams plunged into the kind of tragedy made possible by the greed of men and the capriciousness of nature For Ema … Continue reading

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August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Factors that expedited the Tangail Brothel eviction plot– Part ll

This year, however, their failure to organise, coordinate and raise a collective voice has made the eviction easy The NGOs and the Nari Mukti Sangha, the local association of sex … Continue reading

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August 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

The blueprint of the Tangail brothel eviction– Part 1

That was how the brothel, from where sex workers have recently been evicted, came into existence Around 200 years ago, the Kandapar brothel in Tangail used to be the private … Continue reading

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August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eid void of happiness for families of Rana Plaza victims

On Eid day, the Dhaka Tribune also visited the homes of several other Rana Plaza victims, only to find that the colours of the festival had not reached those households. … Continue reading

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August 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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