Nusrat Jahan Rafi was killed after refusing to withdraw a sexual harassment complaint against her principal.
Police say they opened fire after they were surrounded by Muslim protesters. "We had no options."
She allegedly paid not one, not two, but eight lookalikes to take her exams.
In the world's largest refugee camp, the Bangladeshi government is moving to strip Rohingya of a essential lifeline: their cell phones.
The authorities say the refugees have been “abusing” phone services to traffic meth. But many say the move will simply just isolate the already persecuted Rohingya community.
As authorities in the volatile northeastern state of Assam prepare to publish the controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) tomorrow, millions fear they could be excluded and torn apart from their families.
Activists see the verdict as a ‘landmark’ win over a provision that violates the right to privacy and is discriminatory against women who want to get married.
Many of the shanties were empty at the time of the blaze, as residents left the city to visit their families for Eid.
90 percent of women in Bangladesh face sexual harassment on public transport, a longstanding concern for daily commuters.
Studies have found that living in some Indian cities might soon become a gamble.
In India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal, hundreds are dead and millions have fled their homes. And monsoon season is just beginning.
This presents further complications to the Rohingya's vulnerable state.