Smuggled goods including mortar shells worth Tk 134 cr seized during BGB ops at border
November records highest remittances in three months
Not Shakib, Liton to lead Bangladesh in ODI series against India
5 killed as covered van rams into hotel in Jessore
CHT Peace Accord's 25th anniversary celebrated
Dhaka, October 15: Two influential US legislators have raised a proposal in the US House of Representatives seeking the recognition of the genocide that Pakistan carried out in present-day Bangladesh in 1971. President Joe Biden has been called on to recognize the massacre.
Toronto/Sputnik, February 24: Canada’s House of Commons adopted a non-binding motion calling on the Trudeau government to declare the actions of the Chinese authorities against the Uyghurs in Xinjiang province a genocide.
Washington DC, January 29: China may have carried out genocide against Uighur Muslims and minorities in the country's Xinjiang province, according to a report by the US Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC).
Dhaka, December 18: China is using extensive technology and databases to "arbitrarily" arrest or monitor Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang province. Many people have been imprisoned there for reciting the Holy Quran, wearing hijab or going on Hajj. This information was provided by the international human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW).
Dhaka, October 23: US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien recently commented that what China is doing to Uyghur Muslims in Xinjiang is close to genocide. He made the remarks while attending a virtual event of an international voluntary organization called Aspen Institute, according to Reuters.
New York: Myanmar will have “no tolerance” for human rights abuses committed in Rakhine state and will prosecute the military, if war crimes have been committed there, Aung San Suu Kyi told the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the UN’s main judicial body, on Wednesday.