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Al Jazeera, Globalpost, and others. South & Southeast Asia. Bangladeshi. The face of modern gout. Who's the jerk who took @bigmizz?

Online entrepreneurs thriving in Bangladesh — Only about 10 percent of Bangladeshis are connected to the internet, but it is already transforming lives. In some areas, farmers and labourers are making 10 times what they used to by selling things online. Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Sylheti Bazaar.

Insecurity grips minority groups in Bangladesh — The UN's Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion has visited Bangladesh to look into the recent murders of four writers who had been labelled atheists by conservative religious groups. But atheists are not the only minority group in Bangladesh facing problems. In Tangail, a 120-year-old Hindu temple was burned down at this site.
Sep 10, 2015

RT @arnabnsg: Country created in the name of Bengali secular nationalism has failed its minority groups @mahersattar

Bangkok bombing reactions: it’s just shocking - video — Tourists and visitors to Bangkok recount their experience of the bombing in the centre of the city that has killed at least 19 people. The Thai authorities believe the blast was caused by a pipe bomb inside the Erawan shrine, which was then detonated around 7pom local time.
Aug 18, 2015

Visitors to Bangkok react to bombing at tourist site - my video for the Guardian, with thanks to Yu...

Thailand and the daily travail of human trafficking — A few weeks ago I came across a strange sight at Dhaka's international airport. Just behind the immigration officers' desks, several rows of men, wearing identical shirts, were sitting, or rather, squatting on th ground. They were Bangladeshis who were being repatriated by the International Organization of Migration (IOM) after they had been found in Thailand - victims of human traffickers.

On Al Jazeera - Two years on, Rana Plaza culprits...

Jun 30, 2015

Video: On Al Jazeera - Two years on, Rana Plaza culprits continue to evade punishment

buzzfeed: The Wet Hot American Summer: First Day...

Jun 23, 2015

Video: buzzfeed: The Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp trailer is here! Fuck. Off.

Blind Bangladeshi fisherman's disappearing home — The disappearing island of Bhola, Bangladesh's largest, is home to one and a half million people. Half of Bhola's land has been eroded away in the past 20 years. Now, those who live near recently-erected flood and erosion barriers worry these aren't strong enough, and that neither the barrier nor their homes will survive the upcoming rainy season.

Al Jazeera - Bangladesh’s Killer in the Kitchen

Al Jazeera - As Bangladesh enters a third year of... — Al Jazeera - As Bangladesh enters a third year of violent political instability, international brands are startling to lose patience with its garment industry
Apr 13, 2015

Video: Al Jazeera - As Bangladesh enters a third year of violent political instability, international...

Al Jazeera - Ketamine use divides drug & health...

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Oct 04, 2015

Police arrest 3, interrogate 7 more for allegedly distributing ISIS leaflets in North Bangladesh.

Oct 03, 2015

This latest ISIS claim is coming from a self-described "independent media expert on Islamic groups"

Oct 03, 2015

Maybe it's propaganda but this guy is certainly claiming it, no point pretending otherwise…

Oct 03, 2015

Twitter account claiming responsibility on behalf of ISIS for death of Japanese man, Hiro Konio, in Bangladesh

Oct 03, 2015

No connection between ICCO - Tavella's NGO - and the Japanese man murdered in Bangladesh today, says ICCO country rep

Oct 03, 2015

RT @EllenBarryNYT: Gunmen who killed Japanese man in Bangladesh today were masked, escaped scene with a third man on motorcycle -- similar to Tavella killing

Oct 03, 2015

RT @ClickIttefaq: Mymensingh School student arrested for ‘supporting IS’

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