Bangladesh – Murder of freelance writer Washiqur Rahman (30.03.15)
France condemns the murder today in Bangladesh of freelance writer Washiqur Rahman. We extend our condolences to his family and friends.
Bangladesh – Murder of blogger Avijit Roy (26.02.15)
France condemns the murder of blogger and writer Avijit Roy; his wife was also injured during the attack.
Bangladesh – ferry accident (04.08.14)
We were deeply saddened to learn of the capsizing of a ferry in Bangladesh, resulting in nearly 200 casualties.
Bangladesh – Parliamentary elections - Violence (07.01.14)
We call on all parties to demonstrate calm and restraint and encourage the main political forces to resume dialogue within the framework of the country’s democratic institutions.
Bangladesh - Visit of the Human Rights Ambassador, François Zimeray (27-28.05.13)
One month after the Savar accident which caused the death of more than 1100 people, François Zimeray, French Ambassador for Human Rights, is visiting Bangladesh on 27-28 May to meet victims’ families and express France’s solidarity.
Death of Mr. Zillur Rahman, President of the Republic of Bangladesh (21.03.13)
We were saddened to learn of the death yesterday of Mr. Zillur Rahman, President of the Republic of Bangladesh, after having served his country for more than 60 years.
Bangladesh – Violence following the sentencing to death of Delwar Hossain Sayedee (05.03.13)
France notes with concern and dismay the violence that took place following the handing down of the sentence to Mr. Sayedee, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party.
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