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BHRC speakers demand highest punishment in speedy trial tribunal for Rajon killers

Speakers at a protest meeting organised by Bangladesh Human Right Commission Jalalabad branch demanded the highest punishment for child Samiul Alam Rajon in speedy trial tribunal.  The speakers also mentioned that we all need to raise social awareness on child rights in Bangladesh so that there are no more child killings of torture like Rajon.  They also mentioned that a ...

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Greater Borolekha Association UK organises Iftar and Duwa Mahfil

Greater Borolekha Association UK has organised an Iftar and Duwa Mahfil recently where a huge number of UK living Borolekha expats took part. The event was presided over by community leader Foysal Ahmed.  Youth organiser Kamrul Islam and Mohammod Ali jointly conducted the Iftar and Duwa Mahfil. Guest who addressed the audience included community organiser Prince Chowdhury, journalist Kaisarul Islam ...

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Amar Desh Pathok Mela organises protest meeting in London

Amar Desh Pathok Mela organised a protest meeting in London demanding the immediate release of Editor Mahmudur Rahman.  In their speech, the speakers said that Mahmudur Rahman has been arrested and forced to stay in prison years after years without any trail.  He is a well-known literary personality of Bangladesh and a former minister and an illegal act of the ...

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Bangladesh ends child marriage

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: The Girl Summit marked its one year on 22 July 2015 aimed at stopping child marriage and female genital mutilation. Bangladesh’ Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had participated in this event. One year on marks an anniversary where British International Development Secretary Justine Greening said, ‘Five key countries with high levels of child marriage, including Bangladesh, have ...

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Tower Hamlets’ hard work around homelessness featured in Channel 4 documentary

An episode of the Channel 4 series “How to get a council house”, which showcased the work of Tower Hamlets Housing Options Service last year, will be repeated again tonight (Monday, July 27) at 9pm. The episode focuses on the work the council does around homelessness. The work of former Service Head of Housing Options, Colin Cormack, is featured in ...

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Advocate Shaki Shah Faridi is in UK

Founder Chairman of Shah Foundation, Moderator and Advisor of Sylhet Debate Federation and practising lawyer at Sylhet District Bar Advocate Shaki Shah Faridi has arrived in the UK for a brief visit.  After celebrating the Eid-Ul-Fitr, he is now meeting and visiting his family members and friends.  He is also attending seminars and workshops in the UK. He will also ...

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Eid Party in London at US ambassador’s residence

The US ambassador to the UK Mr. Matthew Winthrop Barzun has organized an Eid Party on 22 July 2015 at his Regents Park home in London. Mainly he has invited the UK Young Leaders along with the dignitaries from Muslim community and embassies in the UK. He also invited a female student group form the Mulberry School on London Tower ...

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Stepney Community Fair taking place this Sunday

It’s time for Stepney Community Fair again.  Like last time, it is taking place at Stepney Green Park this coming Sunday 26 July.  The fair will start at 12 o’clock noon and run until 7o’clock afternoon. Stifford Community Centre initiated this Community Fair in 2010 to reflect the diversity and cultural cohesion among the different ethnicities of the multicultural society ...

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Council of Mosques organises its annual gala dinner

Council of Mosques Tower Hamlets organised its annual gala dinner on Monday 20th July where a number of leading and important community members took part. The dinner represented an important opportunity for people of different faiths and backgrounds to come together, celebrate and renew commitments to each other and the wider community, to make it stronger and more cohesive. Chairman ...

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Crowds flock to Roman Road for the Summer Festival

More than 3,000 people celebrated the road’s culture, heritage and creativity at last year’s Winter Festival, organised by the Roman Road Resident and Business Association and Tower Hamlets Council. The rain held off and the sun came out for people to enjoy a whole array of events – including Britain’s Got Talent dance troupe, IMD Legion, who gave a lively, ...

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