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adequately reduce the level of greenhouse gas emissions, leaving developing countries more vulnerable than ever, and in need of effective adaptation initiatives. 2 Bangladesh has been chosen as a case study for this article not only because it is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries to climate

In: Climate Law

1 Introduction In Bangladesh, there are at least 48 indigenous communities of whom at least 35 have their own languages. They are one of the most socially and economically disadvantaged and vulnerable talons of the population. Unfortunately most of these indigenous groups are about to lose

In: Moving towards Inclusive Education

1 Introduction It was a hot, sunny August day in the north-eastern city of Sylhet in Bangladesh. A group belonging to the Hindu religious minority was praying in the iskcon temple over a loudspeaker. Angered by the Hindu prayers occurring at the same time as their Muslim prayers, an

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights
Author: Abdul Awal Khan

displaced due to disasters in Bangladesh and that by 2050, one in every seven people in Bangladesh will be displaced by climate change. 1 Therefore, climate change profoundly affects human rights in Bangladesh. Tackling vulnerabilities and establishing human rights protection for Climate Change

In: The Journal of Interrupted Studies

and international problems which are purely religious in character. This article examines how religious identity jeopardised human security and human rights of the Ahmadiyya community in Bangladesh. 2. Ahmadiyya Community The Ahmadiyya community is considered an important sect of Islam, as

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

1 Introduction Land is a political issue in Bangladesh. Land has been even more a political issue for the Hindu community since the government of Bangladesh took power, in the Vested Properties Act 1974 ( vpa ), to take any land, temporarily or permanently, of “enemies” of the State. The vpa

In: International Journal on Minority and Group Rights

, a country’s economic growth depends largely on the availability of electricity and its accessibility, but many households in developing countries are not connected to the national electricity network because of high transmission and distribution costs. Bangladesh lacks a continuous power supply from

In: Asiascape: Digital Asia

significant antimicrobial activity (Ge et al., 1999; Flamm et al., 2015). Many others are currently in pre-clinical stage of development (Conlon and Sonnevend, 2011). With a large number of frog species yet to be explored, the number of antimicrobial peptides discovered is only going to rise. Bangladesh has

In: Amphibia-Reptilia

in mid-2013 as a “present future,” or the possible horizon against which positions could be taken on the prospects for profitable property development under different configurations of Bangladesh’s duopolistic “partyarchy” politics. 2 Fahmid then turned to talk of his uncle, recently returned

In: Public Anthropologist

1 Introduction Even though the idea of social justice and emancipation from the cycle of systematic economic discrimination largely inspired its emergence as an independent nation state, Bangladesh has miserably failed to translate those values and ideals in its post-independence legal

In: International Human Rights Law Review