Dhaka bringing back 159 nationals from Naypaydaw

159 Bangladeshi human trafficking victims, who were rescued by Burmese Navy, were brought back to Bangladesh on August 10, at about 2:00pm, according to Lieutenant Colonel Md Robiul Islam, commander of 17 BGB Battalion of Cox’s Bazar.

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Playing with color of cards

By Aman Ullah

“Citizenship is a basic right for it is nothing less than the right to have right,” Earl Warren, former U S Supreme Court Justice.

For over 800 years, from 1044 to 1885, the Burmese lived under an absolute monarchy. All legislative, executive and judicial powers were concentrated in the hands of the monarch. Justice was administered by issuing royal commands. As the loyal subject of the kings, the people needed to surrender all their wills at feet of the kings. They had neither rights nor liberties nor a say in the affairs of the state.
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