anti-narcotic drives

June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018

TIB demands judicial probe into 'shootouts'

Transparency International Bangladesh has expressed deep concern over the killing of more than 100 people in “gunfights” during the ongoing nationwide anti-narcotics drive.

June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018

How (not) to fight drug

We tried to be in touch with them to get to know how they react to the ongoing anti-drug drive. All of them have been yaba addicts for a long time. Their phones are switched off.

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

A lucky escape?

Police allegedly implicated a 60-year man, Samar Krishna Chowdhury, in two cases related to narcotics and arms recovery, after being influenced by a local expatriate man.

May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018

A war that might not go anywhere

We are talking about the body counts -- the deaths in “gunfights” in the current anti-drug war. After all, we are now witnessing the bloodiest anti-crime drive with death tolls already surpassing ...

May 23, 2018
May 23, 2018

Shootouts are not the answer

We are extremely concerned at the rising death toll in shootouts by law enforcers in countrywide anti-narcotic drives. In the last nine days alone, at least 33 alleged drug peddlers have been...