• Verdict on appeals Feb 11

    The High Court yesterday set February 11 for delivering a verdict on appeals by three condemned militants of Huji, including its chief, in a case filed over the grenade attack on the then British envoy in 2004.

  • Raped second time for seeking justice

    A housewife of a Hindu family has allegedly been raped twice by the same man in the span of just three days in Baniarchang upazila of Habiganj.

  • Tall men's higher calling

    They call it "Long Man Society" and it is literally so. All the men in the club are at least six feet tall. Care to know why they formed it?

  • I want justice

    Justice seems to be a never-ending wait for the family of Felani Khatun.

  • Happy, yet not happy enough

    Justice seekers were happy with the apex court yesterday upholding the death penalty handed down to war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami but they would have been happier if it confiscated his wealth as well to compensate the victims.

  • Victim families call for quick execution

    For more than 44 years, Abdur Rouf Montu has been waiting for justice.

  • It's not enough

    It was a long battle of a father.

  • ‘Murders inspired by void of justice’

    Eminent writers, scholars and cultural activists have issued a joint statement voicing frustration over failure to bring the killers of writers and free thinkers to justice.

  • Harassed for no crime

    The four employees of an NGO, arrested in a case filed under the Human Trafficking Act over a month ago, were granted bail by a Dhaka court yesterday as a police probe found no proof of their involvement.

  • Is money above the law?

    We are appalled to see that influence and money has gotten the better of the law in a recent incident. We hope that the record is straightened out and that ours is a society based on laws, not influence, is established.

  • SUVs and Rickshaws

    The key facts of the case I analyse here are as follows: An underage driver crashed into two rickshaws. He was caught red-handed. Police officers who responded to the incident have given statements confirming that the perpetrator was drunk, that he did not hold a driver's licence.

  • A bottom-up approach to justice

    An international conference held in the capital yesterday highlights the importance of restorative justice toward reducing crime and bringing peace and harmony in the society.

  • Culture of impunity encouraging crimes: Dr Mizan

    National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur Rahman says justice is yet to be served in the Kalpana Chakma case even after 19 years of her disappearance, and the culture of impunity in the society is to be blamed for it.

  • Child rape: SC commutes death for child convict

    The Supreme Court commutes death penalty of a convict to imprisonment until death over rape and murder of a child in Manikganj.

  • LEGAL ASPECTS OF FELANI'S MURDER

    We don't want to see travesty, rather we expect that no perpetrator will be escaped from the purview of law

  • Pakistan carries out mass hangings

    Pakistan has hanged 12 convicts, the largest number of people executed on the same day since the country overturned a ban on executions.

  • 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.

  • SC extends stay on Minar bail till April 1

    The Supreme Court extended a stay on High Court bail order to Mahtab Uddin Chowdhury Minar, the prime accused in Fulgazi upazila chairman Ekramul Haque murder case, till April 1.

  • Chief Justice Mustafa Kamal

    Chief Justice Mustafa Kamal -- Iconic legal giant of bygone age

    Chief Justice Mustafa Kamal is one of those rare academic-minded lawyers who never lost his zeal for judicial activism despite the elevation of age or status.

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