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News Bangladesh » Social: Bangladesh: Scrap Draconian Elements of Digital Security Act

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/22/bangladesh-scrap-draconian-elements-digital-security-act
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

After the repeated abuse of section 57 of the ICT Act to prosecute journalists and others for criticizing the prime minister, her family, or her government on social media, Bangladesh authorities committed to repeal the law. Although the proposed new law ...

News Bangladesh » Social: Myanmar allocates Tk125cr for constructing fence along Bangladesh border

News channel or source: http://www.dhakatribune.com/world/south-asia/2018/02/24/myanmar-allocates-tk125cr-constructing-fence-along-bangladesh-border/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

In Myanmar, Rohingyas are regarded as “illegal immigrants from Bangladesh” by the majority even though members of the minority group are long-time settlers. Most Rohingyas are stateless and face widespread official and social prejudice. Myanmar’s ...

News Bangladesh » Social: Bangladesh Ad Market: Two global giants gobble up most

News channel or source: http://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/bangladesh-ad-market-two-global-giants-gobble-most-1537759
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

“They are earning a huge amount of money and Bangladesh is being deprived of its fair share,” the letter read. Companies going for digital marketing need to send foreign currency to the search giant and the social media platform and often informal ...

News Bangladesh » Social: Refugees to be checked before arrival from Bangladesh

News channel or source: http://www.mizzima.com/news-domestic/refugees-be-checked-arrival-bangladesh
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Union Minister Dr. Win Myat Aye of Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement said that they would check the list of over 8,000 people to be sent by Bangladesh and will receive them after that. The government will reportedly scrutinize whether ...

News Bangladesh » Social: Unicef launches special campaign to keep ‘Every Child Alive’ in Bangladesh

News channel or source: https://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2018/02/20/unicef-launches-special-campaign-to-keep-every-child-alive-in-bangladesh
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

“It’s a year-long campaign,” Unicef Bangladesh spokesperson AM Sakil Faizullah told bdnews24.com. “We started today [Tuesday] through social media campaign”. Cricketer Shakib Al Hasan , a Unicef goodwill ambassador, went live on Facebook and ...

News Bangladesh » Social: Bangladesh, Myanmar meet over stranded Rohingya

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20180220-bangladesh-myanmar-meet-over-stranded-rohingya
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Bangladesh and Myanmar were to hold a border meeting Tuesday ... Fence talks - A video circulated on social media shows deputy minister for home affairs Aung Soe addressing refugees through a barbed wire fence. The no man's land Rohingya told AFP they ...

News Bangladesh » Social: 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

UNICEF says that immediate and unimpeded access to all children in the state is imperative, as well as longer-term efforts to address intercommunal tension and promote social cohesion. In Bangladesh, aid efforts led and overseen by the Government have ...

News Bangladesh » Social: How the Rohingya crisis is affecting Bangladesh — and why it matters

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/02/12/how-the-rohingya-crisis-is-affecting-bangladesh-and-why-it-matters/
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Social strains The refugees have changed the demographics of Bangladesh’s Ukhia and Teknaf areas, where Rohingya now outnumber locals 2 to 1. Of the approximately 900,000 Rohingya, 73 percent are living in new spontaneous settlements, 13 percent in ...

News Bangladesh » Social: 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

Bangladesh reached a deal with Myanmar late last year to repatriate ... warning they will face "consequences" if they stay where they are. A video circulated on social media apparently shows Myanmar's Deputy Minister for Home Affairs Aung Soe addressing ...

News Bangladesh » Social: Bangladesh: Balanced Energy Mix May Establish Energy Democracy – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/15022018-bangladesh-balanced-energy-mix-may-establish-energy-democracy-oped/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Instead, we need to promote energy as a vital resource for advancing the environmental, economic and social-justice needs of our communities. In Bangladesh, the concept of energy democracy is a new one. To understand this concept, we may consider energy as ...