Torture

Torture

Death in SMP police custody: SI Akbar among 6 indicted

The charge sheet in a case filed over the custodial death of Raihan Ahmed at Bandarbazar police outpost in Sylhet has been filed against six including the outpost’s sub-inspector Akbar Hossain Bhuiyan

Death in SMP police custody: SI Akbar among 6 indicted

One detained after rickshaw puller beaten up in the capital

Police on Tuesday has detained an individual from the capital's Bangshal area for allegedly torturing a rickshaw puller

One detained after rickshaw puller beaten up in the capital

Bangladesh drops one notch in 2021 World Press Freedom Index

The Index data reflect a dramatic deterioration in people’s access to information and an increase in obstacles to news coverage. The coronavirus pandemic has been used as grounds to block ...

Bangladesh drops one notch in 2021 World Press Freedom Index

Teacher arrested for ‘blackmailing schoolgirl’ in Chattogram

A teacher has been arrested from Hathazari upazila for allegedly blackmailing and harassing a schoolgirl by threatening to upload an obscene video of her online

Teacher arrested for ‘blackmailing schoolgirl’ in Chattogram

Suspected of theft, minor thrashed by shopkeeper in Kushtia

A 12-year-old boy was badly beaten up by a grocery shop owner in Old Kushtia village in Kushtia Sadar upazila for allegedly stealing items from his outlet

Suspected of theft, minor thrashed by shopkeeper in Kushtia

Bangladesh at 50

Booming economy, shrinking rights

Bangladesh turns 50 this week as an economic success story but also an increasingly repressive de facto one-party state where a cartoon or Facebook post can land you in jail, or worse

Installation work of the last span (41st) of Padma Bridge is underway at 10:49am on 10 December 2020

Woman tortured for failing to pay loan interest

A video went viral on social media platforms Wednesday, of a woman tied against a tree and getting verbally as well as physically assaulted

Woman tortured for failing to pay loan interest

HC reminds directives that forbid torture on students

The High Court on Sunday expressed concern over the torture of a madrasa student.

HC reminds directives that forbid torture on students

Cartoonist Kishore's case accepted, PIB asked to investigate

The court has accepted cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore's case filed under the torture and custodial death prevention act and asked the Police Bureau of Investigation to investigate the case.

Cartoonist Kishore's case accepted, PIB asked to investigate

Govt enacted Digital Security Act to cling to power: Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that the current Awami League government had enacted the Digital Security Act to cling to power by force

BNP organises a rally demanding annulment of Digital Security Act in front of Press Club on Thursday
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