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Seven sentenced to death in freedom fighter Atiq Ullah's murder

Turkey to install Bangabandhu's sculpture in Ankara and Kemal Ataturk's sculpture in Dhaka

Covid-19: 38 die within a day; death toll climbs to 6,713

Message sent to China: US House of Representative passes two resolutions on Hong Kong, Tibet

Dhaka, November 20: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday said the United States House of Representatives has passed two resolutions condemning China’s actions in Tibet and Hong Kong.

Human rights violations in China: Over 300 demonstrators protest in France

Paris: French capital city Paris witnessed protests recently as over� 300 people, who belonged to several groups, gathered at the Trocadero Square near the Eiffel Tower and demonstrated against� human rights violations by China.

Hong Kong: Police arrest two pro democracy lawmakers

Dhaka, August 26: Pro democracy lawmakers Lam Cheuk-ting and Hui Chi-fung were arrested by Hong Kong police on Wednesday morning, according to local media.

Five Eyes alliance slams decision to postpone Hong Kong polls

Dhaka, August 11: An alliance of five major nations- Britain, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US - have voiced their concerns over the Hong Kong government’s “unjust” disqualification of candidates and “disproportionate” postponement of Legislative Council elections.

US sanctions 11 officials from Hong Kong, China for imposing National Security Law

Dhaka, August 8: The United States government has sanctioned 11 top officials from Hong Kong and mainland China, including Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam, for undermining the territory's autonomy.

Mike Pompeo calls for free and fair Hong Kong Legislative Council polls

Washington: After China declared primaries held by Hong Kong’s pro-democratic parties on the weekend ‘illegal’, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Legislative Council election in the city in September should be equally free and fair.

People from different nations demonstrate in Tokyo against Chinese oppression

Tokyo: People from different regions of the world, including Hong Kong, Tibet and East Turkestan, demonstrated against China in the Japanese capital Tokyo on Sunday.

Hong Kong: China's new agency to monitor national security law implementation

Hong Kong: Despite violent protests and agitations, Chinese authorities have opened a new agency in Hong Kong city which will be engaged in monitoring the implementation of the newly enacted law on national security in the special administrative region, media reports said.

Hong Kong-China conflict: UN rights body says it is analysing contents of the new National Security Law

Geneva: The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has said it is analysing the contents of the new National Security Law that was adopted very carefully by China recently in terms of its compliance with the international human rights obligations applicable to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

Hong Kong: Libraries now pull out books by pro-democracy activists for review

Hong Kong: In what seems to be yet another attempt by Beijing to muzzle democratic voices, Hong Kong libraries have taken at least nine titles written by localist or democracy advocates out of circulation pending a review of whether the books run afoul of the new national security law, media reports said.

Canada expresses concern over Beijing's move of passing national security legislation for Hong Kong

Ottawa: The Canadian government has expressed its concern over China's move of passing national security legislation for Hong Kong.

As China imposes national security law on Hong Kong, pro-democracy group Demosisto announces it will disband

As China imposes law on national security in Hong Kong, city's pro-democracy group Demosisto has announced it will disband, media reports said.

China passes Hong Kong Security Law

Beijing: Beijing on Tuesday unanimously passed the controversial security law for Hong Kong that will not only criminalise secession, subversion and collusion with foreign forces, but also effectively curtail protests and freedom of speech.

New Law: Ex- UN human rights chief demands for Hong Kong special envoy

Geneva: Hong Kong is witnessing protests in recent times as China is gearing up to impose its national security law on the city, making the United Nations’ former human rights chief and eight former U.N. special envoys to urge the body’s secretary-general to appoint a special envoy on the region.

Hong Kong police bans major protest on security law, organizers say

Hong Kong: Organizers have said Hong Kong police on Saturday banned a major demonstration against China's planned national security law for the city on the ground of following social distancing and previous unrest measures.