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Rohingya Refugee Children Are Being Denied an Education
September 03, 2021

Rohingya Refugee Children Are Being Denied an Education

By Habibu Rahman
The only education accessible to children in the world’s largest refugee settlement is provided by a network of unsupported community-based Rohingya schools.

On Day of the Disappeared, US Has Eyes on Bangladesh
September 02, 2021

On Day of the Disappeared, US Has Eyes on Bangladesh

By Carolyn Nash
The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission held a hearing on increasing use of enforced disappearance to silence dissent, undermine independent media, and intimidate human rights advocates in Bangladesh.
Implications of the Taliban Victory for Bangladesh
August 30, 2021

Implications of the Taliban Victory for Bangladesh

By Asif Muztaba Hassan
Bangladesh has dismantled transnational jihadist networks in recent years, but new radicals pose a threat.

Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan Stokes Bangladesh’s Terrorist Fears
August 26, 2021

Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan Stokes Bangladesh’s Terrorist Fears

By Subir Bhaumik
The secular government of Muslim-majority Bangladesh fears the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan will rejuvenate the violent radical Islamist ecosystem back home.

China Swoops Into Bangladesh With a Vaccine Deal
August 24, 2021

China Swoops Into Bangladesh With a Vaccine Deal

By Asif Muztaba Hassan
It bided its time and when India halted supply of vaccines to Bangladesh, it saw opportunity and struck.

Bangladesh Factories Open as Economic Worries Trump COVID
August 20, 2021

Bangladesh Factories Open as Economic Worries Trump COVID

By Julhas Alam
Easing lockdown restrictions at a time when coronavirus infections and deaths are surging is ill-conceived, say health experts.

The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh
August 20, 2021

The Push for a Green New Deal in Bangladesh

By Pascale Hunt
While the country revises coal-based plans for power generation, a youth-led movement is calling for foreign energy financiers to back a “just transition.”
Bangladesh’s ‘Fake News’ Law Is Used to Stifle Dissent
August 18, 2021

Bangladesh’s ‘Fake News’ Law Is Used to Stifle Dissent

By Saad Hammadi
Bangladesh’s crackdown on dissent tests the human rights commitment of all states.

Bangladesh Remains Main Source of Infiltrations Into India
August 18, 2021

Bangladesh Remains Main Source of Infiltrations Into India

By Rajeev Bhattacharya
India’s multipronged approach to reducing infiltration from Bangladesh includes the construction of a border fence.

Is Securitization of Climate Change a Boon or Bane?
July 27, 2021

Is Securitization of Climate Change a Boon or Bane?

By Asif Muztaba Hassan
Climate-vulnerable nations are calling on rich countries to deliver the $100 billion per annum they promised years ago as climate finance.

Bangladesh’s Coming COVID-19 Catastrophe  
July 26, 2021

Bangladesh’s Coming COVID-19 Catastrophe  

By Masum Billah
The country withdrew restrictions for a week to celebrate Eid festival. Health experts now fear that the situation may spiral out of control in the weeks ahead.
What Does a Taliban Government Mean for the Rest of South Asia?
July 23, 2021

What Does a Taliban Government Mean for the Rest of South Asia?

By Aditya Gowdara Shivamurthy
Countries like Bangladesh, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka could see intensified terrorism thanks to links with the Taliban.

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