Opinion

September 11, 2020
September 11, 2020

Justice for Jonny: Ending impunity for custodial torture at last

On Wednesday, the Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court in Dhaka found three police officers guilty of custodial torture in what is the first known judgment under the Torture and Custodial Death ...

September 8, 2020
September 8, 2020

Narayanganj Mosque Fire: Authorities must pay for their negligence

On Friday night, a massive explosion took place in Baitus Salah Jame Masjid in Narayanganj, killing 24 people and injuring dozens more, most of whom have sustained over 70 percent burn injuries.

June 16, 2020
June 16, 2020

Holding companies liable for death by negligence

On May 27, 2020, a devastating fire broke out in the corona isolation unit of United Hospital in Gulshan, which claimed the lives of five patients who were receiving treatment there.