10 December, 2021

  • Herons search for food at different wetlands as the water level decreases in rivers and canals in winter. A flock of herons are seen flying over a wetland in Dhaka’s Mirpur-12. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Herons search for food at different wetlands as the water level decreases in rivers and canals in winter. A flock of herons are seen flying over a wetland in Dhaka’s Mirpur-12. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Herons search for food at different wetlands as the water level decreases in rivers and canals in winter. A flock of herons are seen flying over a wetland in Dhaka’s Mirpur-12. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Herons search for food at different wetlands as the water level decreases in rivers and canals in winter. A flock of herons are seen flying over a wetland in Dhaka’s Mirpur-12. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A relative of road crash victim Saiful Islam Rana is in tears at a rally at the Central Shaheed Minar on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A relative of road crash victim Saiful Islam Rana is in tears at a rally at the Central Shaheed Minar on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Subarna Parveen, the mother of road crash victim Saiful Islam Rana, breaks down at aroad safety rally at the Central Shaheed Minar on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Saiful was run over by a Golden Line bus near Moghbazar Wireless Gate in 2018. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Subarna Parveen, the mother of road crash victim Saiful Islam Rana, breaks down at aroad safety rally at the Central Shaheed Minar on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Saiful was run over by a Golden Line bus near Moghbazar Wireless Gate in 2018. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Subarna Parveen, the mother of road crash victim Saiful Islam Rana, breaks down at aroad safety rally at the Central Shaheed Minar on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Saiful was run over by a Golden Line bus near Moghbazar Wireless Gate in 2018. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Subarna Parveen, the mother of road crash victim Saiful Islam Rana, breaks down at aroad safety rally at the Central Shaheed Minar on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Saiful was run over by a Golden Line bus near Moghbazar Wireless Gate in 2018. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Participants hold up placards in Sarbadaliya Chhatra Oikya Parishad’s demonstration in front of the National Museum on Friday, Dec 10 to demand the implementation of a four-point list, which includes a permanent extension of the age limit to apply for jobs. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Participants hold up placards in Sarbadaliya Chhatra Oikya Parishad’s demonstration in front of the National Museum on Friday, Dec 10 to demand the implementation of a four-point list, which includes a permanent extension of the age limit to apply for jobs. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of Sarbadaliya Chhatra Oikya Parishad demonstrate in front of the National Museum on Friday, Dec 10 to demand the implementation of a four-point list, which includes a permanent extension of the age limit to apply for jobs. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Members of Sarbadaliya Chhatra Oikya Parishad demonstrate in front of the National Museum on Friday, Dec 10 to demand the implementation of a four-point list, which includes a permanent extension of the age limit to apply for jobs. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Children hold photos of missing fathers as they participate in a demonstration organised by Mayer Daak, a platform of the families of victims of enforced disappearances in front of the National Museum to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Children hold photos of missing fathers as they participate in a demonstration organised by Mayer Daak, a platform of the families of victims of enforced disappearances in front of the National Museum to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Children hold photos of missing fathers as they participate in a demonstration organised by Mayer Daak, a platform of the families of victims of enforced disappearances in front of the National Museum to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Children hold photos of missing fathers as they participate in a demonstration organised by Mayer Daak, a platform of the families of victims of enforced disappearances in front of the National Museum to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Mayer Daak, a platform of the families of victims of enforced disappearances, organises a human-chain protest in front of the National Museum to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Mayer Daak, a platform of the families of victims of enforced disappearances, organises a human-chain protest in front of the National Museum to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Students, along with those who lost their loved ones to road crashes, hold a protest rally at the Central Shaheed Minar on Friday, Dec 10, 2021, to demand safe roads. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Students, along with those who lost their loved ones to road crashes, hold a protest rally at the Central Shaheed Minar on Friday, Dec 10, 2021, to demand safe roads. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bangladesh Human Rights Welfare Trust (BHRWT), an NGO working for human rights, holds a rally and discussion in front of the National Press Club on Friday, Dec 10, 2021 on the occasion of International Human Rights Day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Bangladesh Human Rights Welfare Trust (BHRWT), an NGO working for human rights, holds a rally and discussion in front of the National Press Club on Friday, Dec 10, 2021 on the occasion of International Human Rights Day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Sramik Dal, the BNP's labour wing, forms a human chain in front of the National Press Club on Friday morning demanding party chief Khaleda Zia’s unconditional release and treatment abroad on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Sramik Dal, the BNP's labour wing, forms a human chain in front of the National Press Club on Friday morning demanding party chief Khaleda Zia’s unconditional release and treatment abroad on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF), a registered national trade union of garment workers, form a human chain in front of the National Press Club on the occasion of International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    National Garment Workers Federation (NGWF), a registered national trade union of garment workers, form a human chain in front of the National Press Club on the occasion of International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • The National Workers Unity Centre (NWUC), a trade union federation, holds a rally in front of the National Press Club to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The National Workers Unity Centre (NWUC), a trade union federation, holds a rally in front of the National Press Club to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • The National Workers Unity Centre (NWUC), a trade union federation, holds a rally in front of the National Press Club to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The National Workers Unity Centre (NWUC), a trade union federation, holds a rally in front of the National Press Club to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Members of a Hijra or third gender rights group form a human chain in front of the National Press Club to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Members of a Hijra or third gender rights group form a human chain in front of the National Press Club to mark International Human Rights Day on Friday, Dec 10, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu