Bangladesh’s LGBT community and the UPR 2013

April 27, 2013
Shakhawat Hossain
Bangladesh’s LGBT community and the UPR 2013

“Ever since I was in first grade, I was teased by my classmates for my girlish behaviour. Back then, I didn’t even know I was gay; and being called gay was quite offending.
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Posted in Human Rights, LGBT Rights | 45 Comments »

Blasphemy and the right to offend

April 21, 2013
Rainer Ebert
Blasphemy and the right to offend

The right to express one’s opinion freely is maybe the most important democratic right, and it is currently under assault in Bangladesh. Hifazat-e-Islam demands the introduction of strict blasphemy laws
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