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    Pregnant housewife tortured, shaved

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:04am on December 24, 2019

    A pregnant housewife was tortured by her husband allegedly for dowry at Lalmonirhat sadar upazila on Saturday evening. The victim Nur Nahar, 26, managed to...

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    Conference on genocide, torture held

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on November 23, 2019

    With the aim of making the memories of the 1971 Liberation War victims immortal, the government has set up the Genocide-Torture Archive and Museum in...

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    SI suspended for assaulting teenage wife for bribe

    Our Correspondent . Bogra | Updated at 12:34am on November 06, 2019

    A sub-inspector of Gabtali police station in Bogura on Tuesday was suspended allegedly for assaulting a teenaged wife early Monday. The family of assaulted Monira...

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    Appellate Division concerned over non-enforcement of anti-torture law

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:40am on October 28, 2019

    The Appellate Division on Sunday expressed concerns over non-enforcement of the Torture and Custodial Death (Prevention) Act 2013. The law says that the police must...

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    Pregnant wife tortured, head shaved for dowry

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:24am on October 28, 2019

    Police arrested a man and his mother for allegedly torturing a pregnant housewife at Kaligonj in Lalmonirhat on Sunday. The arrested, Atul Chandra, 25, and...

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    Assange displayed signs of torture in courtroom farce

    Craig Murray | Updated at 12:00am on October 25, 2019

    I WAS deeply shaken while witnessing on October 21 events in Westminster magistrates court. Every decision was railroaded through over the scarcely heard arguments and...

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    BUET bans political bodies

    Manzur H Maswood and Arifur Rahman | Updated at 06:22pm on October 11, 2019

    The Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology on Friday banned all sorts of political organisation and their activities on its campus and suspended the 19...

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    Boy tortured on theft charge in Bhola

    United News of Bangladesh . Bhola | Updated at 12:00am on September 07, 2019

    A teenage boy was tortured inhumanly on theft charge at Dakkhin Char Ananda village in sadar upazila in Bhola on Wednesday night. The victim was...

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    Torture and law

    AG Noorani | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    GOTABAYA Rajapksa, former defence secretary of Sri Lanka, faces a serious legal hurdle in his campaign for election to the office of the president of...

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    Government must have mechanism to stop, investigate torture

    | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    ENFORCED disappearances, torture, arbitrary arrests, unacknowledged detention and custodial death continue to happen as the United Nations Committee Against Torture, on Friday, issued a statement...