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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Bangladesh
Last week dozens of armed men broke into a convent in northern Bangladesh, beating a group of nuns at a small mission.
The founding father of Bangladesh, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was known as the poet of politics. A leader in the country’s bloody struggle for independence from an oppressive Pakistan in 1971, “Mujib,” as he was known, outlasted an occupying Pakistani military force and survived nine brutal months in a Pakistani prison.
The University of Michigan says it will require companies that make licensed products at factories in Bangladesh to meet worker safety standards.
A former domestic worker for the consul general of Bangladesh has sued him and his wife in New York, saying he was lured to America with false promises of $3,000 monthly wages and then was forced to work in oppressive conditions.
President Obama is hailing The Gap Inc. for raising wages in the U.S., even though the firm has a spotty record when it comes to selling apparel made in sweatshops halfway around the world.
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's foundation is donating $10 million to a program aimed at preventing the drowning of Bangladeshi children who may be improperly supervised while their parents are at work.
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police in Bangladesh fired at protesters and opposition activists torched more than 100 polling stations Sunday during a national election boycotted by the opposition and described as flawed by the international community. At least 18 people were killed in election-related violence.
The International Crime Tribunals (ICTs) currently being conducted in Bangladesh are fulfilling their mission of exposing genocide, preserving human rights and securing justice for those who were wronged.
A special war crimes tribunal in Bangladesh on Sunday sentenced to death two Bangladeshis now living abroad for crimes against humanity during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971.
Bangladesh's Supreme Court on Tuesday sentenced to death a leader of the country's main Islamist party for his role in a mass murder during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan.
A Bangladeshi court on Thursday banned the South Asian nation's largest Islamist party from taking part in the next elections, saying the party violates the country's secular democratic principles.
Some of the nation’s biggest retailers signed on to a new five-year safety pact Wednesday that calls for inspecting every Bangladesh factory within a year, a decision spurred by the collapse of a garment plant in April killed 1,129 workers and a November factory fire that killed 112.
The Washington Times is standing by the authenticity of an op-ed by Bangladesh's opposition leader, Khaleda Zia, that has kicked up a storm in parliament in Dhaka.
The U.S. Department of Labor has earmarked millions of dollars in grants to improve factory conditions in Bangladesh's garment industry, where workers often must deal with shoddy buildings and overcrowded workplaces.
An Islamist group that demands the death penalty for "atheist" bloggers who insult Islam and wants men and women segregated in public is gaining support in Bangladesh, a secular Muslim democracy in South Asia.