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    Myanmar: From Bad to Worse, to Horrific

    The expert presented a grim assessment of 1.3 million displaced people; 28,000 destroyed homes; more than 13,000 children killed; a looming food crisis; and...

    Bangladesh Plans for Food Security; Set to Import Rice from India, Vietnam; Wheat from Russia

    Officials say that the exports are to replenish reserves and cool domestic prices. The country anticipates a fall in the production of rice following...

    The World Owes the Rohingyas their Right to Human Dignity

    For the hundreds and thousands of Rohingya refugees who entered southern Bangladesh through beaches and paddy fields in 2017, “they brought with them accounts...

    Shrinking Job Market Deepens Economic Crisis in Myanmar

    New ILO estimates shows that Myanmar remains deeply affected by job losses in first half of 2022 as employment remains well below 2020 levels...

    The Politics of the Hangman’s Noose: Judge, Jury and Executioner

    The death penalty is inconsistent with the right to life and the right to be free from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment...

    Myanmar Executes Four Pro-Democracy Activists

    As part of democratic reforms in 2014, the sentences of prisoners on death row were commuted to life imprisonment. But several dozen convicts received...

    India’s Bangladeshi Bogeyman

    During the 2019 election campaign, then BJP president and now Home Minister, Amit Shah, described Bengali-speaking Muslims in border states as ‘termites’—invoking the same...

    Myanmar’s Junta Isn’t Even Sparing Children, Says UN Rights Expert 

    The Human Rights Council-appointed investigator said that Myanmar’s military junta’s violence against children caught up in the bloody aftermath of last February’s coup is...
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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

    Researchers strive to better understand melting glaciers on Asian mountain peaks, the Earth’s ‘Third Pole,’ in light of devastating...

    Five Decades On, Bangladesh Debates If Its Constitution Retains the Spirit of Liberation War

    Eminent citizens from all walks of life feel that successive constitutional amendments have been made for political, personal gains...

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    The Montreal Protocol — designed to save the ozone layer — is also averting a dangerous amount of global...

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    Shrinking Himalayan Glaciers Spell Trouble Downstream

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