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News Bangladesh » Government: Female Nobel laureates in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/female-nobel-laureates-bangladesh-meet-rohingya-women-article-1.3839182
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Three female Nobel Peace laureates ... "The refugee problem stems from the crimes against humanity being committed by the Myanmar military and government against the Rohingya," she said in the email. The laureates will meet ...

News Bangladesh » Government: Three female Nobel Peace laureates to meet Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

News channel or source: https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/02/24/three-female-nobel-peace-laureates-now-in-bangladesh-to-meet-rohingya-refugees
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Cox's Bazar is Bangladesh's south-eastern tourist district bordering ... She is now the de facto leader of the Government of Myanmar, still controlled by the country’s military.

News Bangladesh » Government: Khaleda Zia’s Conviction Will Only Add to Bangladesh’s Internal Political Chaos

News channel or source: https://thewire.in/224433/khaleda-zia-conviction-bangladesh-bnp-awami-league/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

The verdict will likely push the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party into further crisis, clearing the way for the Awami League to form government in Dhaka again. In a landmark judgment, the anti-corruption court in Dhaka on February 8 convicted ...

News Bangladesh » Government: Don't let Bangladesh slip into dark era of post-1975: Hasina

News channel or source: https://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/World/20180225/3284979.html
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

The Language Movement was a student political movement in then East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) advocating the recognition of the Bengali language as an official language of the then-Dominion of Pakistan, in government, education, media and others.

News Bangladesh » Government: Bangladesh Ex-PM Appeals 5-Year Jail Sentence in Graft Case

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/bangladesh-ex-pm-appeals-5-year-jail-sentence-in-graft-case/4262301.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia appealed a five-year prison sentence in a corruption case on Tuesday, with her lawyers arguing that the verdict was politically motivated and influenced by the government. Her conviction means that Zia ...

News Bangladesh » Government: Bangladesh police free detained foreign aid workers

News channel or source: https://nation.com.pk/24-Feb-2018/bangladesh-police-free-detained-foreign-aid-workers?show=previewutm_medium?version=amp?version=amp
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), the elite force of the Bangladesh police, had on Friday detained 11 aid workers with a number of different non-government organizations (NGOs) and handed them over to local police. Mohammad Abul Khair, officer in charge of ...

News Bangladesh » Government: Mixed reaction to Bangladesh's Rohingya refugee list

News channel or source: https://www.ucanews.com/news/mixed-reaction-to-bangladeshs-rohingya-refugee-list/81567
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Many in Myanmar regard them as recent illegal Bengali immigrants from Bangladesh despite historic proof that the Muslim presence in Rakhine can be traced back as early as the eighth century. Myanmar’s government invited a third group of ambassadors and ...

News Bangladesh » Government: Cyclone season and threat of violence loom over 720,000 Rohingya children in Myanmar and Bangladesh – UNICEF

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/bangladesh/cyclone-season-and-threat-violence-loom-over-720000-rohingya-children-myanmar-and
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

In Bangladesh, aid efforts led and overseen by the Government have averted disaster, while 79,000 Rohingya have been accommodated by local communities. UNICEF has been part of a huge international response, supporting the digging of water borewells ...

News Bangladesh » Government: Myanmar, Bangladesh to repatriate Rohingya in 'no man's land'

News channel or source: http://www.keyt.com/news/national-world/myanmar-bangladesh-to-repatriate-rohingya-in-no-mans-land/705221081
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In addition to those stranded between Myanmar and Bangladesh, authorities in Dhaka on Friday submitted a list of names for 8,032 people that the government would like to repatriate, according to both Kalam and Myanmar state newspaper The Global New Light ...

News Bangladesh » Government: Bangladesh hands list to Myanmar for Rohingya repatriation

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/bangladesh-hands-list-myanmar-rohingya-repatriation-154423910.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

This week Bangladesh's junior foreign minister said they had signed a deal to involve the United Nations in the process of returning Rohingya refugees to Myanmar. He said the government was involving the UN refugee agency so that it could not be accused of ...