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 as enforced disappearances also continued throughout 2018.

April 20, 2020
April 20, 2020

Ain O Salish Kendra, DUJ demand withdrawal of case against 2 editors

Rights group Ain O Salish Kendra and a faction of Dhaka Union of Journalists demand withdrawal of the case filed against four persons including editors of two online news portals under the controversial Digital Security Act after the media outlets ran reports on misappropriation of OMS rice in Thakurgaon's Baliadangi upazila recently.

January 14, 2019
January 14, 2019

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 as enforced disappearances also continued throughout 2018.

November 21, 2018
November 21, 2018

'In Bangladesh, democracy was not allowed to take root'

Sultana Kamal, lawyer and human rights activist, member of CPD board of trustees, former Executive Director of Ain o Salish Kendra, and former advisor to the caretaker government of Bangladesh, talks to Eresh Omar Jamal of The Daily Star about the upcoming national elections and the state of human rights in Bangladesh.

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

Rights situation remains alarming

The overall human rights situation in the country was as alarming in the just concluded year as it had been in the past three years, according to rights body Ain o Salish Kendra.

January 1, 2018
January 1, 2018

Peace, order new year's big challenge

Taking lessons from the past, law enforcement agencies are redoing their strategies to keep law and order under control in this election year. As part of their plan, police and different intelligence agencies will prepare a fresh list of wanted criminals and probable political troublemakers ahead of the election and launch drives to arrest them. Special drives will also be made to recover illegal firearms, said a number of top police officials.

December 6, 2017
December 6, 2017

Human rights defenders feel insecure

Law enforcers harass people by filing false cases and picking them up, rights defenders alleged yesterday at a discussion on the country's human rights situation.

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 statements they had prescribed.

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.