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Over 100 South Asian immigrant detainees on hunger strike

Over 100 South Asian immigrant detainees on hunger strike

About 110 detainees, largely from South Asia, at three immigration detention centres in Alabama and California are on hunger strike demanding an end to their indefinite confinement and improved conditions.…

Bangladesh PM Hasina’s gains from shock hangings seen short-lived

Bangladesh PM Hasina’s gains from shock hangings seen short-lived

The execution of two Bangladeshi opposition leaders for war crimes appears to have cowed rivals of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, but critics said her success comes at the cost of…

Bangladesh writers stage freedom rally despite fear of attack

Bangladesh writers stage freedom rally despite fear of attack

About 1,000 Bangladeshi authors and teachers marched through the streets of the capital on Tuesday, asserting their right to free speech days after a suspected Islamist group attacked writers and…

Bangladesh opposition says foreigner killings sign of deeper crisis

Bangladesh opposition says foreigner killings sign of deeper crisis

A senior Bangladesh opposition leader said on Monday the killing of two foreign nationals was a sign that law and order was collapsing and the situation may get worse unlessĀ a…

Lawmakers Ask Bangladesh To Save Minority Rights

Lawmakers Ask Bangladesh To Save Minority Rights

After years of lobbying on Capitol Hill, Hindu activists in the United States succeeded in getting some U.S. lawmakers to sponsor a resolution demanding Bangladesh address human rights violations against…

Bangladesh stun India in ODI series opener

Bangladesh stun India in ODI series opener

Mustafizur Rahman made a dream ODI debut as Bangladesh crushed two-time world champions India by 79 runs on Thursday in the first of three one-day internationals to underline their progress…

Blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh, third this year

Blogger hacked to death in Bangladesh, third this year

  A blogger was hacked to death by machete-wielding attackers in Bangladesh on Tuesday, the third killing of a critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority nation in less than…

Bangladesh sentences ULFA leader to life in jail

Bangladesh sentences ULFA leader to life in jail

(Reuters) – A Bangladeshi court sentenced militant Ranjan Chowdhury of the separatist United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) to life in prison on Wednesday for unlawful possession of weapons and…