Alumni of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology take part in a protest in Dhaka on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Demonstrators gathered in major cities under the slogan "defending the peace" to denounce the deaths. 462 campaigners have been killed since 2016, according to the country's ombudsman.
The "Justice First" marches were called by the Sudanese Professionals' Association, which has been spearheading the protests since December.
Bangladesh police were set to file charges on Wednesday against 16 people, including the headmaster of an Islamic seminary, over the shocking murder of a 19-year-old girl burned to death.
GCAA said only passenger flights carrying UAE residents and visitors wishing to return back to their respective home countries have been temporarily allowed after ensuring all relevant precautionary measures required by the Ministry of Health and Prevention have been taken.
The Ministry of Community Development is keeping pace with World Autism Awareness Day under the theme “From Transition to Adulthood” with a series of innovative initiatives and events targeting children with autism, families and parents, autism centres, and all members of the community continuing throughout April to promote sustainable awareness.
With homes having been converted into temporary workplaces in these Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) times, a Dubai-based Orthopedics and Sports Injuries consultant has suggested ways to prevent lower back and neck pain in the possible absence of ergonomic chairs that support posture, weight and lumbar while sitting.