Introducing "Observers take action"!A weekly news show produced with photos, videos and personal accounts from France 24 Observers around the world - all checked by our staff here in Paris.
Bangladesh: Is NGO BRAC a parallel state?In this edition we go behind the scenes of the world's largest NGO. The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, or BRAC, was set up in 1972. Now it has offices in a dozen…
Bangladesh: Surge in slayings of activists and freethinkersThis week, we examine what's behind the recent spate of killings in Bangladesh. From bloggers, to activists, authors and secularists – they have all been targeted. Also, from a…
Unsettling surge in murders of Bangladesh’s activists and freethinkersBangladesh has recently been hit by a wave of murders of prominent activists and bloggers. According to US officials, there have been 35 attacks in the last 14 months alone.…
IN THE WORLD PAPERS
'What has the European Court of Human Rights done for us?'INTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Tues. 26.04.16: Papers across the world focus on the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and the future of nuclear energy. Also, in…
Editor of Bangladesh LGBT magazine hacked to deathTwo people, including a senior editor of Bangladesh’s first LGBT magazine, have been found hacked to death in an apartment in the capital Dhaka, officials said Monday.
IS group claims killing of Bangladeshi academicUnidentified attackers hacked a university professor to death in Bangladesh on Saturday, police said, with the Islamic State group claiming responsibility for the brutal killing.
Love beyond borders: The story of Mohammed and ShanaraWe bring you the second episode in our eight-part series on forbidden love. Have you ever had to sneak around to see the person you love? That was the case for Mohammed, who…
INDIA - BANGLADESH
Stateless enclave residents finally recognised as citizensUntil recently, the frontier between India and Bangladesh was one of the world's most complex borders. For decades, tens of thousands of locals had been living in enclaves there,…
India-Bangladesh: Enclave exchange means new life for thousandsThis week, India and Bangladesh straighten out one of the most complicated borders in the world. We look at the impact on those living in the region. Also, we head to…
Climate refugees already a reality in BangladeshAs crunch climate talks get underway in Paris, we report from Bangladesh, one of the worst-affected countries for "climate refugees" - those forced to leave their homes and…
Bangladesh reporter shot at opposition leader's funeralBangladesh's Mohona TV station says one of its reporters was shot and wounded while covering the funeral of one of two opposition leaders executed earlier Sunday.