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· December, 2015

Stories about Bangladesh from December, 2015

22 December 2015

Bangladesh Will Demand Biometric Data From All SIM Card Users

Advox

The scheme will create a massive database of citizens' communications data that could give the government unprecedented access to the mobile communications of Bangladeshi citizens.

14 December 2015

Bangladesh Unblocks All Social Media Services (For Now)

Advox

Contradictory statements from authorities have left many Bangladeshis wondering what was behind the ban on Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter and other major communications platforms.

13 December 2015

Climate Change Could Already Be Displacing More People Than War

"We see a narrative of sustained suffering and sustained adaptation until a tipping point is reached and then a decision to migrate is taken.”

11 December 2015

Bangladesh's Censor Board Blocks the Country's First Chakma-Language Film

There are a number of indigenous groups with unique cultures in Bangladesh. However, their lives and languages are rarely highlighted in Bangladeshi films or national broadcasts.

2 December 2015

Netizen Report: ‘Terrorist Threat’ or Political Speech? States Target Social Media Post-Paris

Advox

Saudi threatens to sue anyone who compares its penal system to ISIS, China cuts mobile phone service for ethnic minorities and Google goes to bat for fair use.