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August 2019

‘We thought justice would be delivered … but instead our hopes were shattered,’ says victim’s son  NEW DELHI (BT) – A court in central Indian acquitted six of nine defendants Wednesday in a 2017 lynching case caught on video.  The remaining three defendants are minors and are being tried in juvenile court. The decision shocked the family […]

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ase statement says complainant received ‘death threat’ to him and PM Hasina in a letter DHAKA, Bangladesh (AA) – A local court on Monday issued arrest warrants against top Bangladeshi opposition leaders taking a case into consideration hours after it filed on ‘death threat’ to the country’s prime minister. The case statement read the complainant received a letter issuing […]

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UN report details how foreign and local businesses funded atrocities against Rohingya Muslim community in Rakhine state By Kyaw Ye Lynn YANGON, Myanmar (BT) – UN investigators on Monday urged the international community to server ties with top Myanmar companies which finance the military in carrying out atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in the country’s western Rakhine state. […]

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Foreign Minister Qureshi sent a letter to UN Secretary General KARACHI, Pakistan (BT) – Pakistan has sought an immediate intervention by the United Nations over revocation of special status to the disputed Kashmir valley by India “that entails grave dangers to regional peace and security in South Asia”. In a letter addressed to the UN […]

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India moves to remove all special provisions to Kashmir Kashmir (BT) – India on Monday scrapped the special status granted to disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir in a move likely to raise tensions in the insurgency-hit region.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his election campaign earlier this year promised to remove this special status granted to India’s only Muslim-majority state which […]

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By SM Najmus Sakib  DHAKA, Bangladesh (BT) – India has urged the world community to help Bangladesh deal with the huge Rohingya influx from Myanmar, saying it poses a threat to regional security. India recognizes the humanitarian burden on Bangladesh’s society and economy, said the Security Outlook 2019 of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Regional Forum held on […]

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