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Ordinary citizens’ vulnerability to custodial torture

The police’s heavy-handed approach in dispersing a crowd that was peacefully protesting the price hike of a medical service has appalled citizens.

The perils of protecting the image

Enhancing the country’s image entails making tangible and dedicated efforts to address its problems.

Freedom of Assembly: A right under siege

The right to hold peaceful assembly is under severe constraints in Bangladesh.

Impropriety, Irregularity and Impunity

After seven long days, the 28 protesting students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) ended their hunger strike, bringing relief to their loved ones and fellow protesters.

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Return of enforced disappearance and extrajudicial killing?

It was a sombre occasion at the Dhaka Reporters Unity premises on April 30.

April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

How can we stop migrant workers’ deaths abroad?

Shobuj, a young man from Tangail, in his late twenties, was reluctant to comply with his supervisor’s instruction to enter a sewage pipe for maintenance work without an oxygen cylinder.

January 28, 2022
January 28, 2022

Impropriety, Irregularity and Impunity

After seven long days, the 28 protesting students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) ended their hunger strike, bringing relief to their loved ones and fellow protesters.

December 18, 2021
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