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Raihan’s death 'in custody’

Family finally goes on hunger strike

The family members of Raihan Ahmed who died in 'police custody' in Sylhet finally went on hunger strike on Sunday, demanding the arrest of all the accused, including suspended sub-inspector Akbar ...

The family members of Raihan Ahmed who died in 'police custody' in Sylhet finally went on hunger strike on Sunday, demanding the arrest of all the accused, including suspended sub-inspector Akbar Hossain Bhuiyan.

Thousands of Thais again defy protest ban in Bangkok

Thousands of Thais joined protests that popped up across Bangkok on Saturday in defiance of a crackdown on three months of demonstrations aimed at the government and the powerful monarchy.

Pro-democracy protesters show the three-finger salute during an anti-government protest, in Bangkok, Thailand 17 October 2020.

Anti-rape long march from Dhaka to Noakhali begins

Around 400 demonstrators have started their long-march programme from Dhaka to Noakhali's Begumganj upazila protesting the growing incidents of rape, sexual harassment and violence against women ...

Sutudent bodies, youths and rights activists, started their long march under the banner of "Dhorshon O Bicharhinotar Biruddhe Bangladesh" (Bangladesh against rape and impunity) to press home nine-point demand on Friday.

Thailand declares emergency, cracks down on protesters

Thailand issued an emergency decree banning gatherings of more than four people on Thursday as it launched a crackdown on escalating pro-democracy demonstrations that have also targeted the ...

Police officers walk with their riot gear after a mass anti-government protest, on the 47th anniversary of the 1973 student uprising, in Bangkok, Thailand 15 October 2020.

Anti-rape protest: Women in Dhaka march to break the shackles

Protesting against rape and violence against women, hundreds of women brought out a procession in Dhaka at midnight on Tuesday

Anti-rape protest: Women in Dhaka march to break the shackles

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A demonstrator takes part in an anti-rape protest wearing a mask with the slogan 'Say no to rape' at Shahbagh, Dhaka on 12 October 2020.

Against barbarity

Gap between crime and justice must be bridged

Calling a punishment exemplary after delivering it all on a sudden hides the weakness of the rule of law. We should demand real punishment in every case. That will abate crimes.

Syed Manzoorul Islam

Anti-rape protests around the country keep up momentum

Activists of different organisations, including those working on women's rights, staged demonstrations on the road in front of the Jatiya Sangsad on Saturday, protesting the growing incidents of rape ...

Sushashoner jonno Nagorik, (Sujon) held a human chain at Sylhet Central Shaheed Minar area protesting incidents of rape and violence against women.

Two students stage Dhaka-Sylhet march against rape

The two students marched a distance of almost 250km on foot, from Dhaka to Sylhet, protesting against the Sylhet MC College hostel rape incident

Arif Sohel and Kazi Mehdi Hasan marched from Dhaka to Sylhet in protest against rape. They stand at the Sylhet Central Shaheed Minar on Saturday.

None of us are safe: Zafrullah

"None of us are safe now. People's rights have been destroyed. Just as sexual abuse is a crime, so is snatching away people's rights," said founder of Gonoshashthaya Kendra, Zafrullah Chowdhury, at a ...

Zafrullah Chowdhury addressing demonstration against rape and violence, organised on Saturday by the Bhashani Onushari Parishad
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