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    Uighur musician listed for China show year after disappearance

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on October 30, 2019

    A prominent Uighur musician who was rumoured to have disappeared into a re-education camp in China’s northwest Xinjiang will perform in Shanghai next month, the...

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    Bangladesh edges towards lawlessness: discussants

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on October 06, 2019

    Rights defenders, academics and a jurist in a discussion on Saturday expressed their concerns over deteriorating human rights situation in Bangladesh, especially over the reports...

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    Cry for justice continues

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Politicians, academics, rights activists and families of the victims of enforced disappearance on Friday called upon the government to allow the UN Working Group on...

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    Enforced disappearances must end early

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    ENFORCED disappearances continue, with rights groups reporting, as New Age reported on Friday, 532 cases to have happened between January 2009 and July 2019. The...

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    532 people disappeared since 2009

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 30, 2019

    Incidence of enforced disappearance continued in across Bangladesh and the rights groups recorded at least 532 cases reported between January 2009 and July 2019...

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    Government must have mechanism to stop, investigate torture

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    ENFORCED disappearances, torture, arbitrary arrests, unacknowledged detention and custodial death continue to happen as the United Nations Committee Against Torture, on Friday, issued a statement...

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    207 killed extrajudicially, 16 disappeared in 6 months: Odhikar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on July 13, 2019

    At least 207 people were killed extra-judicially in the first half of 2019, according to a report of rights group Odhikar released on Friday. The organisation...

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    Criminal investigation violates constitution: Shahdeen

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on June 27, 2019

    Jurist Shahdeen Malik on Wednesday said that the criminal investigation system was running in violation of the constitution as individuals were being forced to testify...

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    Family blame RAB-1 for film-maker’s disappearance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on June 19, 2019

    The family of film-maker Syed Iftekhar Alam Sourav on Tuesday evening on a Facebook Live again blamed the Rapid Action Battalion-1 for his disappearance from...

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    ‘State forces’ accused of Kalpana’s disappearance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:10pm on June 11, 2019

    National minority rights activists on Tuesday accused the ‘state forces’ into the enforced disappearance of Hill Women’s Federation leader Kalpana Chakma. Speaking at a discussion...