Ashutosh Sarkar | The Daily Star
  • Ashutosh Sarkar

  • High Court

    Aug 21, Holey Artisan, Nusrat Murder: Three sensational cases await HC hearing for disposal

    Although the paper books of sensational August 21 grenade attack, Holey Artisan Bakery attack and Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder cases have already been prepared, the High Court is yet to start hearing on their death references and appeals for different reasons, delaying justice.
  • Custodial deaths: Law there, victims afraid to file cases

    Although the government enacted a law to prevent torture and death in custody of different law enforcement agencies seven years ago, not many cases have been filed under the act.
  • Arrest of 81 migrant workers against law

    Eighty-one migrant workers were recently arrested under Section 54 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), in violation of the law and Supreme Court directive, as there is no specific allegation against them, some legal experts and rights activists have observed.
  • 6 years of Ilias Ali Disappearance

    Legal remedy never found

    A legal remedy is yet to come forth from either the court or law enforcement about incidents of enforced disappearance due to a lack of persistent protests and legal fights.
  • BDR Carnage Case: Delay in delivery of verdict copy halts final disposal

    Neither the defence nor the state could file appeal with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court challenging the High Court verdict in the 2009 BDR carnage case, although HC verdict’s full text was released seven months ago.