The story of Stateless people

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Mehedi Hasan

The Rohingya is often said to be the world’s most persecuted minority. They are an ethnic Muslim group in the majority Buddhist country and make up around one million of the total 50 million population.

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World Bank to help Bangladesh diversify exports and create 90,000 new jobs

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Sheuli Akter

The World Bank has approved $100 million financing to help Bangladesh diversify exports in labor and skill intensive industries beyond the garment sector and create more and better jobs.

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Addressing the dire needs of displaced Rohingyas from Myanmar to Bangladesh

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Sheuli Akter

Since October 2016, an estimated 74,000 Rohingya people from Myanmar have arrived in Cox’s Bazar District, some 292 km southeast of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka.

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Bangladesh: Dissenting Voices Trapped Between Fear And Repression

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Amnesty International

The Bangladeshi government has not only failed to protect dissenting voices or hold accountable the armed groups that threaten them, it has also stifled freedom of expression through a slew of repressive tactics and new laws, according to a new report published by human rights NGO Amnesty International.

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A MINUSTAH Mission Evaluation: UN Peacekeeper Abuse

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Ricardo Swire

In March 2017 the United Nations Secretary-General advised MINUSTAH, the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti, that their numbers will be reduced from approximately five thousand personnel.

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Global executions down more than a third, but death sentences at record high

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Amnesty International

The number of executions around the world last year fell by more than a third compared to the previous year, human rights NGO Amnesty International stated, with 1,032 executions in 23 countries in 2016 compared to 1,634 in 25 countries in 2015.

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World Bank’s projects to enhance Bangladeshi financial institutions

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Sheuli Akter

Due to limited capacity and market constraints, Bangladesh’s local financial institutions traditionally could not meet the longer-term financing demand for infrastructure investments in the country.

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