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Sundarbans Devastated by Cyclone, as Virus Halts Migration
June 02, 2020

Sundarbans Devastated by Cyclone, as Virus Halts Migration

By Associated Press
Climate change, cyclones, and the coronavirus besiege the Sundarban delta spread between India and Bangladesh.

India and Bangladesh Brace for Strong Cyclone
May 19, 2020

India and Bangladesh Brace for Strong Cyclone

By Associated Press
The cyclone, with expected wind speeds in the 220-230 kilometers per hour range, is expected to make landfall on Wednesday.
In the Indian Sundarbans, the Sea Is Coming  
May 01, 2020

In the Indian Sundarbans, the Sea Is Coming  

By Nicholas Muller
Across the world’s largest delta, island communities bear the brunt of the climate crisis.

Bangladesh Reopens 600 Apparel Factories Despite Virus Risk
April 29, 2020

Bangladesh Reopens 600 Apparel Factories Despite Virus Risk

By Associated Press
The critical economic sector is slowly returning to normal amid concerns of renewed outbreaks.

Bangladesh Garment Makers Say $3 Billion in Orders Lost to Virus
March 31, 2020

Bangladesh Garment Makers Say $3 Billion in Orders Lost to Virus

By Associated Press
Order cancellations and the failure of buyers to pay for canceled shipments is a blow to Bangladeshi garment workers.

Soldiers Enforce 10-Day Shutdown in Bangladesh to Slow Virus
March 27, 2020

Soldiers Enforce 10-Day Shutdown in Bangladesh to Slow Virus

By Julhas Alam
The Bangladeshi government has deployed the armed forces to maintain a shutdown amid concerns around COVID-19.

Rohingya Boat Capsizes in Deadly Bay of Bengal Incident
February 12, 2020

Rohingya Boat Capsizes in Deadly Bay of Bengal Incident

By Associated Press
An overcrowded boat carrying about 138 Rohingya refugees from Bangladeshi camps sank Tuesday in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladeshi officials said.
Bangladesh Announces New Myanmar Curriculum Program for Rohingya Refugee Children
January 30, 2020

Bangladesh Announces New Myanmar Curriculum Program for Rohingya Refugee Children

By Associated Press
Under a new partnership program with the United Nations, the children will receive a formal education using a Myanmar curriculum from grade 6 to 9.

Social Media in Asia: A New Frontier for Mass Surveillance and Political Manipulation
November 15, 2019

Social Media in Asia: A New Frontier for Mass Surveillance and Political Manipulation

By Samuel Woodhams
Although stark across Asia, the rise of social media monitoring tools and disinformation campaigns is a global phenomenon.

The NRC and India’s Unfinished Partition
October 03, 2019

The NRC and India’s Unfinished Partition

By Grant Wyeth
The ongoing ideological struggle over Indian nationhood surfaced with Assam’s National Register of Citizens.

Australia and the Case of the Rohingya
September 09, 2019

Australia and the Case of the Rohingya

By Grant Wyeth
In a recent visit to Bangladesh, Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne took time to tour the refugee camps at Cox’s Bazar.
Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh
August 22, 2019

Enforced Disappearances Met With Denials From Bangladesh

By Meenakshi Ganguly
Bangladesh authorities need to stop feigning ignorance to the horrific experiences of those who have been forced to disappear.

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