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    158 fall victim in 6 months: ASK

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:24am on July 02, 2020

    A total of 158 people became victims of extrajudicial killings and custodial deaths while 156 journalists were oppressed and harassed in Bangladesh between January and...

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    Government must stop lynching, extra-judicial killing

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

    A HIGH Court directive to the government and law enforcement agencies to take effective measures to stop lynching, to identify the reasons behind lynching and...

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    369 killed extrajudicially as rights abuses go unabated

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:07am on December 31, 2019

    Rights activists expressed concern over continued rights abuses in Bangladesh throughout 2019, saying that the government was giving priority to social, cultural and economic issues...

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    Rights abuses go unabated in Bangladesh as NHRC bypasses mandate

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 12:19am on December 10, 2019

    Enforced disappearance, extrajudicial killings and custodial torture go unabated in the country with the National Human Rights Commission busy dealing with crimes of general nature,...

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    Man killed in Bangladesh ‘gunfight’

    Our Correspondent . Narsingdi | Updated at 12:47am on November 16, 2019

    A robbery suspect was killed in a reported gunfight with local police near Shashmanghat area of Telia in Shibpur of Narsingdi early on Friday. The...

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    US iterates concerns over extrajudicial killings

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury and Muktadir Rashid  | Updated at 12:00am on November 06, 2019

    Visiting United States state department delegation led by acting assistant secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice G Wells at a meeting with Bangladesh...

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    Bangladesh edges towards lawlessness: discussants

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on October 06, 2019

    Rights defenders, academics and a jurist in a discussion on Saturday expressed their concerns over deteriorating human rights situation in Bangladesh, especially over the reports...

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    Bangladesh heads towards failed state: discussion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:58am on August 04, 2019

    Terming Bangladesh’s report to the United Nations on convention against torture as ‘unrealistic’, rights activists on Saturday said that the country was on the verge...

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    Police double standards in treating crime suspects

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 15, 2019

    IN THE death of crime suspects in the hands of the law enforcement agencies which the law enforcers prefer to call incidents of ‘gunfight’, ‘crossfire’...

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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...