Bangladesh ferry sinks, five dead, many missing
April 5, 2021
DHAKA (Reuters) - A Bangladesh ferry carrying around 50 passengers collided with a cargo vessel and sank on Sunday in the Shitalakhsyaa River south of the capital Dhaka, leaving at least five people dead and many more missing, officials said.
March 23, 2021
15 killed, 400 people missing as huge blaze at Rohingya camp in Bangladesh
DHAKAA (AFP) - Fifteen people have died and 400 are missing after a huge fire destroyed the shanty homes of tens of thousands of Rohingya in the world’s biggest refugee settlement in Bangladesh, the UN said Tuesday.
December 29, 2020
Bangladesh moves second group of Rohingya refugees to remote island
DHAKA (Reuters) -Bangladesh started moving a second group of Rohingya Muslim refugees to a low-lying island in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday, a naval official told Reuters, despite opposition from rights groups worried about the new site’s vulnerability to floods.
December 27, 2020
Bangladesh set to move second batch of Rohingya refugees to remote island
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh is set to move a second batch of Rohingya refugees from neighbouring Myanmar to the remote island of Bhasan Char in the Bay of Bengal this month, officials said on Sunday, despite calls by rights groups not to carry out further relocations.
December 4, 2020
Bangladesh ships Rohingya refugees to remote island despite outcry
CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (Reuters) – Bangladesh naval vessels carried some 1,600 Rohingya refugees towards a remote island in the Bay of Bengal on Friday despite complaints by refugees and humanitarian groups that some were being coerced.
October 13, 2020
Bangladesh approves death penalty for rape convicts
DHAKA (Agencies) - The Bangladesh government has announced death penalty for rape convicts in the country. According to the country’s Law and Justice Minister Anisul Huq, the decision was approved by
October 12, 2020
Bangladesh approves death penalty for rape amid protests
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s cabinet on Monday approved the death penalty for rapists amid nationwide protests in the wake of a series of gang rapes and sexual assaults. Bangladesh has seen