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Bangladesh’s Rohingya camps – promise or peril?

Bangladesh’s Rohingya camps – promise or peril?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 25, 2014 0

COX'S BAZAR 25 November 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh's announcement that it will move two camps housing some 30,000 officially documented Rohingya refugees has heightened anxieties among the Muslim minority, who fled persecution in

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Concern over Bangladesh move to repatriate Rohingyas to Myanmar

Concern over Bangladesh move to repatriate Rohingyas to Myanmar

September 4, 2014 0

DHAKA 04 September 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh announced this week that it will send back over 2,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees to Myanmar, stoking concerns about the prospect of returning them to an increasingly

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Bangladesh floods test disaster response improvements

Bangladesh floods test disaster response improvements

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 2, 2014 0

DHAKA 02 September 2014 (IRIN) - Floods triggered by two weeks of intense rain have affected two million people in northern Bangladesh and left up to half a million homeless. While the country’s

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Is the UN peacekeeper selection process flawed?

Is the UN peacekeeper selection process flawed?

July 29, 2014 0

BANGKOK 29 July 2014 (IRIN) - Reports on Bangladesh, India, Nepal, and Nigeria released in July 2014 at the Open Society Institute in New York reveal failures in human rights vetting for soldiers

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Text and voice messages help close Bangladesh health gap

Text and voice messages help close Bangladesh health gap

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 1, 2014 0

DHAKA 01 July 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh is moving to boost maternal health services in poorly-served rural areas by targeting voice and text messages at expectant and pregnant mothers and their families. The

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Toxic poultry feed spreads Bangladesh tannery risk

Toxic poultry feed spreads Bangladesh tannery risk

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 2, 2014 0

DHAKA 02 June 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh's leather tanneries are notoriously filthy, exposing workers and neighbours to toxic chemicals. And recent studies show that poultry feed produced from industry scraps may also be

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Toxic poultry feed threatens Bangladesh’s poor

Toxic poultry feed threatens Bangladesh’s poor

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 2, 2014 0

DHAKA 02 June 2014 (IRIN) - Bangladesh's leather tanneries are notoriously filthy, exposing workers and neighbours to toxic chemicals.

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New-concept flood insurance could help Bangladesh’s poor

New-concept flood insurance could help Bangladesh’s poor

April 11, 2014 0

DHAKA 11 April 2014 (IRIN) - A new insurance scheme in which pre-determined flood thresholds trigger speedy compensation offers hope for poor people in flood-prone Bangladesh, experts say. >

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Concern over extrajudicial killings in Bangladesh

Concern over extrajudicial killings in Bangladesh

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 4, 2014 0

DHAKA 04 February 2014 (IRIN) - Activists in Bangladesh have called for an investigation into a recent spate of killings described by many as ‘extrajudicial’. Activists claim most of those who died were

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Inquiry urged into Bangladesh’s "extrajudicial" killings

Inquiry urged into Bangladesh’s "extrajudicial" killings

February 4, 2014 0

DHAKA 04 February 2014 (IRIN) - Activists in Bangladesh have called for an investigation into a recent spate of killings described by many as ‘extrajudicial’. Activists claim most of those who died were

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