February 05, 2022
Schools Close, Fairs on Amid Omicron Surge in Bangladesh
By Julhas Alam
The school closures are raising eyebrows at a time when Bangladesh is still allowing business events and other major gatherings.
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.
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.
June 02, 2021
Bangladesh’s ‘Reactionary’ COVID-19 Response Is Working, But For How Long?
By Asif Muztaba Hassan and Zarif Faiaz
As the country battles hard to stop an ongoing surge of infections in the border districts, structural difficulties and public indifference about the pandemic are fueling the fire.
May 27, 2021
Bangladesh Journalist’s Arrest Highlights Growing Curbs on Press Freedom
By Asif Muztaba Hassan
Investigative reporter Rozina Islam was arrested on charges of espionage many consider dubious.
March 03, 2021
Rohingya Risk Being Forgotten in Global Vaccination Drive
By Simon Tran Hudes and Kyra Jasper
The world should make extra efforts to ensure that vaccines are distributed to Rohingya refugee populations.