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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...

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    Call for returning enforced disappearance victims before Eid

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:15pm on May 25, 2019

    Mayer Daak holds a protest rally in front of the National Press Club on Saturday urging the authorities to return all victims of enforced disappearance...

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    HC asks for progress report on probe

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on May 22, 2019

    The High Court on Tuesday asked the home ministry to submit a report to it in five weeks on the progress of investigation into whereabouts...

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    British Bangladeshi, another held after three years of disappearance

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:24am on May 22, 2019

    A Bangladeshi origin British citizen and another youth, who reportedly disappeared three years ago, were arrested, as claimed by the police, on May 17 and...

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    Torch procession demands tracing Michael

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:26pm on May 02, 2019

    Cross-section of professionals under the banner of Gum er Biruddhe Bangladesh [Bangladesh Against Enforced Disappearance] on Thursday brought out a torch procession demanding to trace...

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    UN officials criticised for inaction

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on April 28, 2019

    Rights activists on Saturday criticised three senior UN officials for ignoring human rights abuses, enforced disappearance and extrajudicial killing in particular, in Bangladesh during their...

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    Michael Chakma made latest call from Dhaka: police

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:53am on April 21, 2019

    The latest call location of missing United Peoples Democratic Front leader Michael Chakma’s mobile was Kachukhet in Dhaka on April 15, six days after he...