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    Govt must act early to stop child torture, murder

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 28, 2017

    THE tragic and inhuman death of a working class boy in the hands of a hatchery owner is an acutely disturbing but a familiar piece...

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    Case filed against six cops for torturing madrasah teacher to death

    Our Correspondent . Satkhira | Updated at 12:23am on September 20, 2017

    The family of the madrassah teacher, who died at Satkhira Sadar Hospital on September 16 allegedly after being tortured by the police, lodged a murder...

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    Farmer leader picked up, tortured in Sylhet

    Our Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:57am on September 16, 2017

    A farmer leader in Sylhet was badly tortured reportedly by the members of Rapid Action Battalion on Friday after he was picked up from near...

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    Protests continue all over

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:33am on August 02, 2017

    Political and cultural activists demonstrated for the second consecutive day on Tuesday protesting at the Bogra rape and torture incident and demanded exemplary punishment of...

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    Woman gets life term for torturing housemaid

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:40am on July 19, 2017

    A tribunal in Dhaka on Tuesday sentenced a Woman to life term imprisonment in a much-talked-about case filed over the brutal torture on house maid...

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    NHRC tasks police with probe report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:46am on July 11, 2017

    National Human Rights Commission has asked Mirpur crime division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police to prepare an inquiry report on the alleged torture of a domestic...

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    Army officer’s wife prosecuted for torturing domestic help

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:10pm on July 02, 2017

    The wife of an army officer was prosecuted on Sunday for allegedly torturing their domestic help on June 30 at their apartment at the Mirpur...

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    Ending torture needs fresh commitment from UN member states: UN experts

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:20am on June 24, 2017

    A group of UN human rights experts have strongly reaffirmed that the practice of torture is a severe violation of human rights and call on...

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    Torture institutionalised in law enforcement: AHRC, Odhikar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on June 24, 2017

    Bangladesh’s law enforcement agencies have institutionalised torture within their day-to-day operations, said human rights watchdogs Asian Human Rights Commission and Odhikar in a joint statement...

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    Court asks Ctg SP to take action against OC, 6 other cops

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 01:12am on June 20, 2017

    A Chittagong court on Monday directed Chittagong superintendent of police to take legal action against seven cops of Lohagara police station, including its officer-in-charge...