Bangladesh human rights situation

275 victims of extra-judicial killings, 427 raped in 6 months: Report

The overall human rights situation in Bangladesh remained at an alarming level in the first six months of 2018 due to a sharp rise in cases of extra-judicial killings and custodial deaths, and a high number of cases of rapes and sexual assault of women across the country, human rights organisation Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) says in its report.

June 21, 2022
June 21, 2022

Mizanur’s ordeal was unacknowledged detention and torture

Well-known civic rights activist Mizanur Rahman’s narration of his harrowing experience of being picked up by police and tortured under custody, published in this newspaper’s online version on June 15, gives us some disturbing snapshots of the unlawful actions of our law enforcement agencies.

June 30, 2018
June 30, 2018

275 victims of extra-judicial killings, 427 raped in 6 months: Report

The overall human rights situation in Bangladesh remained at an alarming level in the first six months of 2018 due to a sharp rise in cases of extra-judicial killings and custodial deaths, and a high number of cases of rapes and sexual assault of women across the country, human rights organisation Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) says in its report.