Bangladesh hosts most stateless people in the world: IOM

Bangladesh is currently hosting the largest number of stateless people in the world with about 906,000 persons, mainly because of the Rohingya exodus that began in August 2017. This number is one fourth of the total number of stateless persons globally with 3.9million as of 2018, according to the World Migration Report-2020, launched on Wednesday […]

CPJ’s research: World’s 10 Most Censored Countries

The Committee to Protect Journalists has released its latest ranking of the world’s most censored countries, with Eritrea coming in at number one. This Top 10 list is based on CPJ’s research into tactics to muzzle independent reporting, which range from imprisonment to surveillance and restrictions on internet access. The list’s top two countries, Eritrea […]

What is Bangladesh doing to reduce the risk of suicide?

World Suicide Prevention Day : Five years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) made tremendous strides by recognizing suicide as one of the most severe threats to public health. The 2014 report, titled “Preventing suicide’s: A global imperative,” said Bangladesh recorded nearly eight suicide’s for every 100,000 people. Despite Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s instructions to […]