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Dhaka, Sept 15: The United States has expressed concern over the two-year imprisonment of Adilur Rahman Khan Shubhra, the editor of the human rights organization Odhikar, and ASM Nasir Uddin Elan, the director of the organization. The US Embassy in Dhaka expressed this concern in a statement on Thursday night.
Dhaka, June 29: Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen MP commented that Bangladesh will soon get good news on the issue of human rights.
Dhaka, June 28: Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen commented that the appeal of the United Kingdom-based human rights organization Amnesty International to the United Nations regarding the inclusion of members of the law enforcement forces in Bangladesh as peacekeeping forces is well-intentioned.
Dhaka, June 16: As many as 192 Americans of Bangladeshi-origin issued a joint statement rejecting statements by six US Congressmen about the human rights situation in Bangladesh as untrue.
Dhaka, January 14: Bangladesh has no need to be taught democracy and human rights, said Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen. He made the comment ahead of US Assistant Secretary of State (Asia Region) Donald Lu's visit to Bangladesh.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, Nov 8: Foreign Minister Dr. AK Abdul Momen said, "Bangladesh's human rights situation is much better than America. Those who keep shouting about our human rights should be ashamed of themselves."
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 27: According to the latest report of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, who recently visited Bangladesh, the UN has not expressed any concern about Bangladesh over human rights or other issues.
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, August 17: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina criticized the countries that gave shelter to the killers of Bangabandhu and said that the big countries that gave shelter to the killers who murdered my parents and brothers talk about human rights today, and teach the lessons of humanity.
Dhaka, August 17: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, "Bangladesh witnessed gross violations of human rights during the long military rule after the August 15, 1975 massacre. We were even prevented from seeking justice." The Prime Minister said this in a meeting with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, who paid a courtesy call on the Prime Minister at Ganabhaban on Wednesday (August 17).
Own Correspondent, Dhaka, April 15: Stating that they do not agree with the US's human rights report, Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr. Hassan Mahmud said that in many cases, the human rights situation in Bangladesh is better than in the United States.
Dhaka, February 5: The government has declared six sectors in tannery, glass, ceramics, ship recycling, export-oriented leather industry and footwear and silk as child labour free. State Minister for Labor and Employment Begum Mannujan Sufian made the announcement at a press conference at Shram Bhaban in the capital's Vijayanagar on Thursday (February 4).
Dhaka, December 11: The 'Abolition of Inequality Act' will be enacted by 2021. Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq made the remarks while addressing a virtual meeting as the chief guest on the occasion of World Human Rights Day on Thursday (December 10).
Dhaka, December 10: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said the Awami League government is committed to protecting the rights of the people of Bangladesh.
নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, ২৫ আগস্ট ২০২০ : কক্সবাজারে চুরির অপবাদে রশিতে বেঁধে ঘোরানো মা-মেয়ের পক্ষে মামলা লড়বে জাতীয় মানবাধিকার কমিশন। সোমবার (২৪ আগস্ট) এক সংবাদ বিজ্ঞপ্তিতে বিষয়টি জানিয়েছে জাতীয় মানবাধিকার কমিশন।
নিজস্ব প্রতিনিধি, ঢাকা, আগস্ট ২৩ : দেশের ভাবমূর্তি এবং নিরীহ মানুষকে রক্ষায় বিদেশে অবস্থানরত চিহ্নিত অবৈধ মানব পাচারের সঙ্গে জড়িত বাংলাদেশি দালাল চক্রের সদস্যরা দেশে এলেই গ্রেফতার করার সুপারিশ করা হয়েছে। বৃহস্পতিবার (২২ আগস্ট) সংসদ ভবনে অনুষ্ঠিত পররাষ্ট্র মন্ত্রণালয় সম্পর্কিত সংসদীয় স্থায়ী কমিটির ৫ম বৈঠকে এ সুপারিশ করা হয়। বৈঠক শেষে কমিটির সভাপতি মুহাম্মদ ফারুক খান এ তথ্য জানিয়েছেন। ...