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Rescued migrants pay ransom to get back home

Following a two-month ordeal of uncertainty and torture, 28-year-old Nabi Hossain has finally set foot on Bangladesh soil again; but he had to pay Tk50,000 to secure his freedom from … Continue reading

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May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘I have only seen this in films’

A man who jumped into the sea from a trafficking ship describes horror he experienced. Alauddin Sheikh, 28 and naked, jumped into the sea in the middle of the Bay … Continue reading

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May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Police’s responsibility questioned over blogger Avijit murder

Questions have been raised over police officers’ responsibility’, centring on the attack on writer Avijit Roy and his wife on Dhaka University campus on Thursday night, as police are deployed … Continue reading

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March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Psychological distress haunts arson survivors

Doctors say burn patients’ mental health concerns are often ignored An under-reported facet of the country’s deadly siege by arsonists is the psychological toll it has taken on victims who … Continue reading

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March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

New books, New class, New year

Record highest 326m books distributed among over 44.4m students  A joyful Ilina Jahan went to the capital’s Motijheel Government Boys’ High School premises with her parents yesterday morning to receive … Continue reading

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January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Disappearances’ became a horror in 2014

Disappearance, particularly, was a much-talked-about issue throughout the year The rising incidents of disappearance and extra-judicial killings allegedly by the law enforcement agencies and the never-ending culture of impunity were … Continue reading

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January 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘I am HIV positive, please accept me’

A Bangladeshi HIV positive baby, who has now grown into adulthood, tells the tale of stigma, suffering, determination and courage that has been her life. Speaking on condition of anonymity, … Continue reading

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December 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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