Rohingya refugees ‘not sorry’ for Suu Kyi’s removal from office

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have condemned the military coup in Myanmar but say they do not “feel sorry” for de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s removal from power. Speaking to Al Jazeera at the sprawling Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district, Rohingya community leader Mohammad Yunus Arman said the Myanmar military had … Continue reading Rohingya refugees ‘not sorry’ for Suu Kyi’s removal from office

Bangladesh PM and 5 brothers accused of bribery and corruption

A criminal gang is colluding with Bangladesh’s security forces to extract bribes for state contracts and job positions, all the while maintaining powerful links with the country’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, an Al Jazeera investigation has found. All the Prime Minister’s Men reveals how Haris and Anis Ahmed, both convicted of murder, are being protected by … Continue reading Bangladesh PM and 5 brothers accused of bribery and corruption

Angelina Jolie speaks on sexual violence

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has condemned sexual violence suffered by Rohinya women in war-torn Myanmar's Rakhine State. The actress spoke at a UN peace keeping conference, where she called on all stakeholders, including international conflict negotiators, to hasten their intervention for peace and security of lives. Image taken Sept., 14, 2017 at the UN Headquarters in … Continue reading Angelina Jolie speaks on sexual violence

Bangladesh Factory Fire: Death Toll Increases to 31.

The explosion which occurred at a packaging factory in Bangladesh last Saturday recorded a total of 15 deaths on first count. Over 70 persons sustained various degrees of injuries. Subsequent reports confirmed the inferno in the Tongi industrial zone - about 20 km (12 miles) north of the capital, Dhaka - was caused by a boiler explosion and … Continue reading Bangladesh Factory Fire: Death Toll Increases to 31.

More Than 60 Persons Killed By Lightning In Bangladesh.

More than 60 people have reportedly been killed from lightning over the past two days during tropical storms across Bangladesh. Image shows motorcycles and cars abandoned on the road by owners. Leading Bengali-language newspapers Prothom Alo and Samakal reported Saturday that 64 people have been killed by lightning since Thursday. The reports said most of … Continue reading More Than 60 Persons Killed By Lightning In Bangladesh.

US Embassy Mourns Worker Hacked To Death in Bangladesh.

News reports earlier yesterday said two men were murdered in Dhaka, Bangladesh, now the U.S. State Department has confirmed that one of the victims was a U.S. embassy worker. Local reports say the men were hacked to death. A State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters at a briefing today that the employee, Xulhaz Mannan, was known … Continue reading US Embassy Mourns Worker Hacked To Death in Bangladesh.