Bangladesh: Fake news on Facebook fuels communal violence
Fake news spread via Facebook has triggered several communal clashes resulting in deaths in Bangladesh. Bangladesh's post and telecommunication minister told DW Facebook failed to create measures to identify hate speech.
German minister hails Bangladesh over birth control
German Development Minister Gerd Müller has praised Bangladesh for its success in birth control and presented the country as a role model for Africa. How did Bangladesh manage such a huge decline in its fertility rate?
Bangladesh’s textile industry works towards becoming more eco-friendly
The world’s second-largest garment exporter, Bangladesh, is trying to introduce greener alternatives in textile production. The attempt could help the country secure its position in the international market.
Rohingya refugees steer clear of planned repatriation to Myanmar
Some 3,450 Rohingya refugees were due to be sent back to Myanmar from Bangladesh, but none appeared at the repatriation center. The UN has confirmed that abuse tantamount to genocide had occurred in Myanmar.
Bangladesh to UN: 'Support Rohingya island relocation or leave the country'
In an interview with DW, Bangladesh's Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen expressed disappointment over "inadequate" international pressure on Myanmar to take back the Rohingya refugees currently camped in Cox's Bazar.
Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape
Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes.
Bangladesh porn war
Bangladesh is blocking almost 20,000 websites as part of an anti-pornography “war” The crackdown is coming after the country’s High Court ordered the government to block pornography websites and obscene social media accounts.
Angelina Jolie visits Rohingya camps, calls plight of refugees deeply upsetting
U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie visited camps in Bangladesh for Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar this week.