Custodial Death

10 years of rights commission

NHRC avoids talking about ‘gunfights’, enforced disappearance

The NHRC has confirmed that none of its panel lawyers are giving assistance to victims of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances

NHRC avoids talking about ‘gunfights’, enforced disappearance

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

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

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

Mushtaq's death still haunts suspecting minds

Several factors evoke questions as to whether writer Mushtaq had died a natural death, or he had undergone inhuman physical torture immediately after his arrest

Mushtaq's death still haunts suspecting minds

Cartoonist Kishore files complaint 'over torture in custody'

Cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore on Wednesday filed a complaint with a Dhaka court over alleged torture on him in custody after his arrest under the Digital Security Act

Cartoonist Kishore files complaint 'over torture in custody'

Custodial death of Mushtaq

Nine Int'l organisations urge Bangladesh govt to repeal Digital Security Act

Nine international human rights organisations have urged the Bangladesh government to repeal the Digital Security Act (DSA) - under which both writer Mushtaq Ahmed and cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore ...

Nine Int'l organisations urge Bangladesh govt to repeal Digital Security Act

Digital Security Act

Demand of scrapping law tantamount to lawlessness: Info minister

The demand for scrapping law in case of any death in prison is tantamount to lawlessness, said information minister Hasan Mahmud

Demand of scrapping law tantamount to lawlessness: Info minister

Mushtaq’s death was ‘natural’: Home minister

The probe report regarding the custodial death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed, 53, who was detained in a case filed under the digital security act, has been submitted to home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal ...

Mushtaq’s death was ‘natural’: Home minister

Custodial death of Mushtaq

Statements of foreigners out of diplomatic courtesy: Info minister

Information minister Hasan Mahmud has said the statements of foreigners over the death of Mushtaq are out of courtesy

Information minister Hasan Mahmud talks addresses the 2nd founding anniversary of Bangla daily newspaper ‘Somoyer Alo’ on Bir Uttam CR Datta Road, Dhaka on 2 March 2021
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