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    Ex-ambassador Maroof Zaman returns after 467-day disappearance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 17, 2019

    Former ambassador M Maroof Zaman reportedly returned home early Saturday after 467 days of enforced disappearance, the family said....

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    Gowher Rizvi criticised for doubting disappearance

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:19am on March 04, 2019

    Families of the victims of enforced disappearance and rights activists criticised prime minister’s international affairs adviser Gowher Rizvi for doubting reported cases of disappearance in...

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    No report published, none punished

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on February 16, 2019

    Neither any probe report was published nor anyone was punished for the disappearance of 1,44,644 tonne coal from Barapukuria Coal Mining Company Limited revealed in...

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    Record 466 extrajudicial killings in 2018

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2019

    Bangladesh saw record extrajudicial killings of 466 people, either in custody or in reported ‘gunfight’ and ‘shootout’, in 2018, almost triple the number recorded in...

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    Govt must stop extrajudicial killings

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 11, 2018

    ALTHOUGH the government has claimed that it is sincere in protecting human rights, human rights defenders have termed the country’s rights situation alarming and repressive...

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    Disappearance, extrajudicial killing continue

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:14am on December 10, 2018

    Human rights defenders and educationists have termed the country’s rights situation alarming and repressive as extrajudicial killing, enforced disappearance and custodial torture continued despite the...

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    Enforced disappearance, extrajudicial killing must stop

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2018

    THE call that victims and families of the victims of enforced disappearance, extrajudicial killing and custodial torture put at a programme in front of the...

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    Political parties urged to address enforced disappearances, crossfire

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on December 05, 2018

    Political parties should address issues of human rights abuses, especially enforced disappearance and extrajudicial killings, in their respective election manifestos pledging to bring all perpetrators...

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    Abduction from Dhaka, ransoms sent to Chandraghona

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:18am on December 04, 2018

    BNP nomination seeker Abu Bakar, PhD student Enamul Haque Mony and former RAB-7 commanding officer Hasinur Rahman Duke were reportedly abducted from Dhaka on November...

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    Death, torture, and disappearance in Xinjiang

    Riad Alarian | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    INFORMATION about the internment camps that the Chinese government has set up in the Xinjiang region of the country is sparse and often hard to...