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    Juba Odhikar leader picked up

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:15pm on October 21, 2020

    A Bangladesh Juba Odhikar Parishad leader was allegedly picked up from Rayshabazar crossing in the Old Dhaka and taken to a ‘silver microbus’ on Wednesday....

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    Investigation failures that speak of police criminality

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2020

    THE incident in which a young man returned home six years after his disappearance, with the police having already submitted a charge sheet against six...

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    Independent commission must to probe custodial torture

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 15, 2020

    IN THE context of unchecked custodial torture, extrajudicial killings and hundreds of cases of enforced disappearances, the demand made by the jurists, lawyers, human rights...

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    Judicial commission for investigation demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:38am on September 01, 2020

    Human rights activists on Monday called on the government to form a judicial commission to investigate the 2,891 incidents of extrajudicial killing reported since 2004....

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    Enforced disappearances weaken democracy

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 01, 2020

    IT IS worrying that enforced disappearance, which has earned the country a negative image at home and abroad, goes unabated with security forces and law...

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    NHRC holds no programme on enforced disappearance day

    Muktadir Rashid  | Updated at 07:48pm on August 30, 2020

    The National Human Rights Commission neither held any programme nor anyone from the commission attended any programme marking International Day of the Victims of Enforced...

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    Families want return of victims

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 11:18pm on August 29, 2020

    Mothers, sisters, children, spouses and their sympathisers holding photos, banners and placards on Saturday gathered in front of the National Museum in Dhaka and urged...

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    Enforced disappearance goes unabated in Bangladesh

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 11:09pm on August 29, 2020

    Enforced disappearance goes unabated with the law enforcement agencies reportedly enjoying impunity, victims keeping silent on return and authorities conducting no effective investigation while the...

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    12 rights bodies urge govt to end enforced disappearance

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:20pm on August 28, 2020

    Twelve human rights groups on Thursday alleged that security forces and law enforcement agencies in Bangladesh were continuing extrajudicial killings with apparent impunity, targeting journalists...

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    Victims’ cries don’t reach govt: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on August 27, 2020

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Wednesday said that extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances were taking place unabated as the...