post 24 November 2015
Read more from Jon on Snowblog Bangladesh poised between agony and ecstasy: the choice depends on us!

If world leaders settle for modest restraints on global warming, I do not want to have to be the reporter sent to see the unfolding tragedy in Bangladesh.

article 18 August 2015 World, Bangladesh
Bangladesh blogger machete murders: Briton arrested

A British man, Touhidur Rahman, is among three people arrested in Bangladesh for alleged involvement in the brutal murders of two secular bloggers.

article 01 July 2015 World, Bangladesh
Family of 12 from Luton 'could be in  Syria' (Beds Police)
Family of 12 from Luton 'could be in Syria'

The family group from Luton, which reportedly includes a baby and two grandparents, failed to return home from a holiday in Bangladesh in May. Police say they could have gone to Syria.

article 25 April 2015 World, Bangladesh
Nepal earthquake kills over 1,500 people

The worst earthquake to hit Nepal in 81 years leaves at least 1,500 people dead, killing dozens in India and causing an avalanche at Mount Everest.

article 30 March 2015 UK, Bangladesh
Bangladesh: second blogger hacked to death

A blogger is brutally murdered by men with machetes in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka - the second attack in five weeks on an online critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority country.

article 27 February 2015 World, Bangladesh
Bangladesh: dangerous place for a secular blogger?

Bangladesh's capital reels after a prominent blogger was hacked to death, the latest of a series of attacks on writers who support free-thinking values in the Muslim-majority nation.

article 01 May 2014 World, Bangladesh
May Day: meet the Bangladeshi women leading a revolution.
by May Day: meet the Bangladeshi women leading a revolution

With union membership rising, Bangladeshi factory workers take part in May Day protests over their own cost of living crisis: slum housing, malnutrition and unaffordable healthcare.

article 27 March 2014 World, Malaysia
48 years on death row: Japanese man finally released

As a Japanese man is released after 48 years on death row - a new report shows that publicly disclosed executions jumped nearly 15 per cent in 2013.

article 12 December 2013 World, Bangladesh
Abdul Quader Mollah in police custody (Reuters)
Bangladesh executes Islamist opposition leader Mollah

After the supreme court rejects his lawyers' last-minute appeal, Islamist opposition leader Abdul Quader Mollah is hanged at Dhaka central prison for war crimes committed in 1971.

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