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    Man dies in Paltan police custody hours after detention

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:16pm on September 30, 2020

    A man died in custody of Paltan police station Tuesday night few hours after his detention. The family alleged that police tortured Masud Rana to...

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    Youth dead in police custody, torture alleged

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12pm on September 29, 2020

    A murder suspect, in his twenties, died in the custody of Bagerhat Police Bureau of Investigation during interrogation on Monday afternoon. The dead is Raja...

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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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    BNP lawmaker demands home minister’s statement in JS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:32pm on September 07, 2020

    Opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party lawmaker M Harunur Rashid on Monday demanded a statement of home minister Asaduzzaman Khan in the parliament on extrajudicial killing in...

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    Sinha murder probe report likely to be submitted today

    Muktadir Rashid in Dhaka with Mohammed Nurul Islam in Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 04:33pm on September 06, 2020

    The four-member administrative inquiry committee is scheduled for today to submit its report on the killing of retired army major Sinha Md Rashed Khan in...

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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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    Ganosamhati observes 18th anniversary today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on August 29, 2020

    Ganosamhati Andolan will observe the party’s 18th founding anniversary today with the vow to establish a democratic state and constitution forging a greater unity against...

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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...

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    Mother of ‘gunfight’ victim files complaint against Pradeep

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 07:04pm on August 18, 2020

    The mother of a victim of extrajudicial killing on Tuesday filed a complaint with the court of a senior judicial magistrate in Cox’s Bazar against...

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    Extrajudicial killings on violating High Court ban

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 11:49pm on August 15, 2020

    Extrajudicial killings in reported incidents of crossfire or gunfight go unabated in violation of a High Court order passed in 2009 to stop such killings...