assault

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Assaulting woman for wearing "indecent clothes": Protesters visit Narsingdi Railway Station in solidarity

Protesting the physical and verbal assault of a young woman at Narsingdi Railway Station for wearing what the perpetrators claimed "indecent clothes", a 20-member delegation consisting of...

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Govt officer ‘assaults’ fireman in Azimpur

A government officer allegedly assaults a fireman during a rescue job in Dhaka’s Azimpur.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Bill Cosby charged with indecent assault

Prosecutors in the US have charged comedian Bill Cosby with aggravated indecent assault over an alleged incident in 2004.

May 28, 2015
May 28, 2015

A Recipe for Disaster

A few days ago, a Garo woman was abducted from a busy street in Kuril in the capital while she was waiting for transport and was gang raped in a moving microbus.

May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

JU expels 5 BCL men over sexual assault

Jahangirnagar University expels five Chhatra League men of the university unit on charge of sexually assaulting a female student during Pahela Baishakh celebration.

April 19, 2015
April 19, 2015

Opinion: Eyes wide shut

It took four days for the police to admit that at least 20 women were sexually assaulted by a large group of men during the Pahela Baishakh celebrations at Dhaka University.

March 21, 2015
March 21, 2015

Attack on theatre workers at Shilpakala

THE mindless assault on theatre workers at the Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday is an appalling example of a lapse in security at such an important cultural centre.