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July 2023

Haseeb Alam submits nomination paper for Patuakhali-2 constituency

Patuakhali Correspondent:  Member of sub-committee on Finance and Planning of Bangladesh Awami League Haseeb Alam Talukdar submitted his nomination papers as an independent candidate for the Patuakhali-2 (Bauphal) constituency along with the party’s leaders and activists in the 12th Jatiya Sangsad election on Thursday. He appeared at the BauphalUpazilaNirbahi Officer's office and submitted the nomination papers to the UpazilaNirbahi Officer, Assistant Returning Officer Md. Bashir Gazi. During the submission of the nomination papers, thousands of supporters from different areas of the upazila gathered. After filing the nomination papers, Haseeb Alam told reporters, "I am participating in the election as an independent candidate to reflect the wishes of the pe...

Curtain of “DIU Job Utsab 2023” comes down at DIU

“One of the main objectives of higher education is to contribute to the national economy by producing skilled and qualified human resources who are employable and can gainfully be hired by the corporate and development sectors. With this aim, the Career Development Center of Daffodil International University (DIU) organized a Big Bang Career Event “DIU Job Utshab 2023” based on the theme ‘ Connecting Talents: Unlock the Border of Opportunities’ for the second time from 24 to 25 November 2023 at Daffodil Smart City, Ashulia Savar, Dhaka. [caption id="attachment_29892" align="alignleft" width="459"]

BANGLADESH: States must call out violations of civic freedoms at upcoming UN review

Bangladesh's human rights record is going to be reviewed at the 44th session of Universal Periodic Review (UPR) on 13 November 2023.  CIVICUS and AHRC submitted a stakeholder submission for the UPR in April 2023 where our organisations highlight a range of issues. Out of the 29 recommendations Bangladesh received during the previous cycle of the UPR related to civic space, it has only partially implemented one, says a press release of the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC).