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Voice observes International Privacy Day, demands data protection law

VOICE, a human rights organisation, observed International Privacy Day on 28 January and expressed concerns over the right to privacy and data protection in the emerging digital world dominated by technology. According to their press release, VOICE conducted a perception study on privacy earlier which revealed that more than 90 percent people would prefer to…

Anti-tobacco organisation protests allowing Asia Tobacco to invest in EPZs

An anti-tobacco campaign and rights organisation Thursday protested the government’s move to allow Asia Tobacco (Pvt) to invest in an export processing zone. Asian Tobacco (Pvt) Ltd signed an agreement with Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA) to establish a modern cigarettes and tobacco processing plant in Ishwardi Export Processing Zone with an investment of…