Ain O Salish Kendra

Extrajudicial killing at its highest ever

According to human rights group Ain O Salish Kendra, last year witnessed the highest number of extrajudicial killings recorded in our country's history. Other serious human rights abuses such...

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

ASK worried over press freedom

Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) yesterday voiced concerns about the government move to set up a “media monitoring cell”,

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Trial of two cases yet to start

The trial for the killing of more than a thousand people in Rana Plaza collapse three years ago is yet to begin.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

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...

February 17, 2016
February 17, 2016

ASK expresses concern over cases against Star editor

Human rights body Ain O Salish Kendra expresses deep concerns over the barrage of cases filed against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Halt Kalyanpur slum eviction: HC

The High Court directs the government to halt the eviction at Dhaka’s Kalyanpur slum that houses about 40,000 low-income dwellers.

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

2015: Bad time for civic, political rights

Human rights situation in Bangladesh worsened on civic and political fronts last year despite improvement in some socio-economic

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

752 raped in 2015, says ASK

A number of 752 women were raped and 94 others became victims of rape attempts in 2015, according to a report of Ain o Salish Kendra.

August 8, 2015
August 8, 2015

March against human trafficking in Cox’s Bazar

Rights activists begin a road march from Cox’s Bazar to Teknaf in a bid to end human trafficking, put to trial those involved and compensate the victims.

June 18, 2015
June 18, 2015

NHRC findings alarming

According to the National Human Rights Commissioner, about 70 percent of all complaints of violation of human rights received by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) are against law...

June 1, 2015
June 1, 2015

Hotline for info on trafficking victims

Migrant rights workers launch hotline numbers in Bangladesh and Malaysia to facilitate the passage of information of the rescued trafficking victims to the aggrieved families.