• Images

    Government has no mentality to torture people in custody: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:35am on August 07, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said her government is never led by any intention to expose people to torture in custody as she was...

  • Images

    Heed UN plan to end torture: HRW

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on July 31, 2019

    Human Rights Watch on Tuesday said Bangladesh should implement the recommendations made by the UN Committee Against Torture to end the widespread practice of torture...

  • Images

    One being forced to testify against self: Shahdeen Malik

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:41pm on June 26, 2019

    Jurist Shahdeen Malik on Wednesday said the present criminal investigation process in Bangladesh forces an individual to testify against self which was clearly against the...

  • Images

    Businessman injured in police torture

    Our Correspondent . Bogura | Updated at 12:50am on June 16, 2019

    A businessman was allegedly tortured by police at Bogura Sadar Police Station, where he was detained for around 25 hours, leaving him critically injured. Businessman...

  • Images

    BSF kills Bangladeshi pouring kerosene into mouth

    Our Correspondent . Satkhira | Updated at 02:44pm on May 11, 2019

    A 32-year-old Bangladesh national died in Satkhira border early Saturday after Indian Border Security Force had reportedly tortured him and poured kerosene into his mouth....

  • Images

    PBI asked to probe case of torture by BCL leaders

    Staff correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 12:38am on April 02, 2019

    A court in Chattogram on Monday ordered the Police Bureau of Investigation to probe in a month a case filed against Bangladesh Chhatra League leaders...