High court backs negligence claim of Bangladeshi ship-breaker’s widow – The Guardian

Posted July 14th, 2020 in Bangladesh, duty of care, negligence, news, ships by tracey

‘A widow whose husband fell eight storeys to his death while breaking up a supertanker in Bangladesh can pursue a negligence claim against Maran (UK), a British company involved in the ship’s sale, according to a high court ruling.’

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The Guardian, 14th July 2020

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Rights judges halt deportation of ‘killer monk’ – Daily Telegraph

Posted September 16th, 2013 in appeals, asylum, Bangladesh, deportation, human rights, murder, news, prisons, standards by tracey

“Ministers are facing a fresh challenge on human rights grounds to their ability to deport foreign criminals.”

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Daily Telegraph, 15th September 2013

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UK faces legal challenge from family of Bangladeshi allegedly tortured by ‘death squad’ – the Guardian

Posted January 4th, 2011 in Bangladesh, intelligence services, news, torture by sally

“The British government faces a legal challenge over allegations it was complicit in the torture of Bangladeshi MP Salauddin Chowdhury, who was arrested by the country’s security forces earlier this month.”

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The Guardian, 31st December 2010

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Government unit saves 11-year-old from forced marriage in Dhaka – The Guardian

Posted May 9th, 2007 in Bangladesh, forced marriages, news by sally

“The government’s forced marriage unit has rescued an 11-year-old British girl whose parents married her to a Bangladeshi man in Dhaka, it has emerged.”

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The Guardian, 9th May 2007

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