Monday, 24 January 2022
Writer Mushtaq Ahmed
HRW accuses govt of disregarding allegations of grave rights violations
Human Rights Watch report has blamed Bangladesh government for not addressing the incidents of human rights violations which took place last year.
13 Jan 2022, 19:11
RAB didn't torture cartoonist Kishore, who picked him up unknown: PBI
The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) did not find any specific information and evidence about those who tortured cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore after picking up him from his residence on 2 May ...
17 Nov 2021, 19:35
Zoom meeting in prison cell
ACC case against Destiny MD needs speedy settlement
After news of Rafiqul Amin's Zoom meeting spread on social media, the government came to its senses. The government has withdrawn eight jailers, including the chief jailer in charge of him at BSMMU. ...
04 Jul 2021, 15:29
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
25 Mar 2021, 12:52
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
11 Mar 2021, 15:52
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
11 Mar 2021, 10:49
Court sets new date for further investigation report against Sami, 10 others
The case statement says the accused posted various propaganda and rumours on a Facebook page called ‘I am Bangladeshi’ to tarnish the image or reputation of the state and to spread confusion
11 Mar 2021, 10:36
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
10 Mar 2021, 18:06
Protest against Mushtaq’s death: 6 activists get bail
A Dhaka court on Sunday granted bail to six of the seven leftist student leaders and activists arrested for protesting against the death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed, reports UNB.
07 Mar 2021, 22:01
Statement of Editors’ Council
Concerned over abuse of Digital Security Act, demands review
Sampadak Parishad (Editors’ Council) has once again voiced concern about the Digital Security Act
07 Mar 2021, 12:45