• ASK concerned over ‘harassment of family by law enforcers’

    Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK), a legal aid and human rights organisation, expresses deep concern over the law enforcement agencies’ alleged harassment and pressure on Sohagi Jahan Tonu’s family to give statements they had prescribed.

  • Filing false cases is ‘evil culture’: Law minister

    Law Minister Anisul Huq terms the trend of filing false cases to cause harassment as “evil culture”.

  • Editors for withdrawal of all cases

    The Editor's Council has condemned and protested the filing of cases one after another against The Daily Star editor and the Council's general secretary, Mahfuz Anam.

  • Harassment of Star editor must stop

    Nine eminent citizens have expressed grave concern over the filing of more than 50 cases and issuance of summons against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.

  • Don't harass people on suspicion

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia yesterday asked officers not to “unnecessarily harass people on suspicion” or “by showing them arrested in cases”.

  • Punish errant policemen

    A parliamentary body yesterday asked the government to ensure exemplary punishment for police personnel who tarnished the image of the police department.

  • Pakistan high commission staff held, freed later

    Pakistan High Commission in Dhaka yesterday alleged a team of the Detective Branch of police threatened to kill one of its employees if he failed to provide them with a huge amount of money.

  • Facebook to respond in 48 hrs: Tarana

    Facebook authorities will response to any complaint by the Bangladesh government within 48 hours, says State Minister for Telecom Tarana Halim.

  • Rural women's double jeopardy

    JUST how vulnerable the village women are to harassment, coercion and graft while seeking justice or claiming other entitlements has been brought to bold relief by a TIB study.

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