Caste on the streets

Dhaka’s street cleaners, many of them Dalits, faced a grim future even before the pandemic.

| Jul 21, 2020

Stranded in Geneva Camp

Life in the largest refugee camp for Bangladesh’s Urdu-speaking community.

| Jun 27, 2019

Scoping the bigger picture

A photography festival in Dhaka seeks new answers to the erosion of public freedoms.

| Apr 10, 2019

Out of place, out of time

Dhaka and Bangladesh are evolving on dramatically different courses.

| Mar 26, 2019

The disappearing act

Al Jazeera website inaccessible in Bangladesh after publication of an investigative report.

| Mar 25, 2019

Innocent until found protesting

Workers in Bangladesh’s garment industry see no relief despite wage increases.

| Mar 13, 2019

Stilettoes of steel

An interview with Dhaka-based artist Tayeba Begum Lipi.

| Feb 18, 2019

The crisis in Bangladeshi democracy

Podcast interview with activist Khushi Kabir on what the results of the 2018 polls mean for Bangladesh.

| Jan 17, 2019

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