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Majority World exhibition in Rome: Justice in Focus

IDLO Photo Exhibition in Rome Farnesina Porte Aperte 2015 22 – 29 May 2015 IDLO’s photo exhibition “In Focus: Justice and the Post-2015 Agenda” will form part of this year’s initiative by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International … Continue reading

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Protest against hike in energy prices

By Monirul Alam/The Daily Prothom Alo Text: bdnews24.com Police on Sunday foiled an attempt by the demonstrators of various left organisations to besiege the Ministry of Energy in protest against the hike in energy prices. Witnesses said at least three … Continue reading

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“We don’t want coal mine”

Documentary Film by Nasrin Siraj Annie Duration: 23 Min. Research, narration and direction: Nasrin Siraj Annie Subject: Social movement against the establishment of an open pit coal mine in Northwest of Bangladesh. Venue: Drik Gallery Address: H# 58, R# 15A … Continue reading

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Bangladesh opens its gas fields to US company

Saturday, 31 December 2011 09:45 David Bergman The United States multinational energy company ConocoPhillips will soon start looking for gas in a deep offshore area in the Bay of Bengal. With a short fall in the supply of gas and with declining reserves, the Bangladeshi government … Continue reading

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ConocoPhillips Oil Spill

Subscribe to ShahidulNews As government faces increasing criticism over its controversial deal with ConnocoPhillips and pressure mounts to force the government to reveal the contract, an oil spill in China lends weight to the protesters claims that the company has … Continue reading

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Police arrest 50 members of Oil and Gas Protection Committee

  July 3rd 2011. 7:50 am. In an exclusive interview with ShahidulNews, secretary of the National Committee to Protect Oil-Gas-Minerals-Power-Ports, Anu Muhammad, professor of economics of Jahangirnagar University, speaking outside the Communist Party of Bangladesh office in New Paltan in … Continue reading

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Rahnuma Ahmed Injured

Subscribe to ShahidulNews Rahnuma Ahmed was amongst around twenty people who were injured as police clashed with protesters at a rally held near the National Press Club in Dhaka on 14th June 2011. Members of the National Committee to Protect … Continue reading

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Coal Climate Showdown in Bangladesh

Subscribe to ShahidulNews Coal Climate Showdown in Bangladesh Click the link to sign the petition The bulldozers are warming up: any moment now a massively destructive coal mine could be approved in northwest Bangladesh that would displace tens of thousands … Continue reading

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WIKILEAKS BANGLADESH – I

Subscribe to ShahidulNews People’s Resistance to Global Capital and Government Collaboration is Vindicated Rahnuma Ahmed In reality, WikiLeaks leak of diplomatic cables from US Embassy, Dhaka reveal nothing new, they only serve to confirm what many of us across the … Continue reading

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