crossfire deaths | The Daily Star
  • Were those really incidents of ‘crossfire’?

    So, someone can be deliberately killed in “crossfire”! The “crossfire” killings, understood to be a blatant violation of all human rights laws, have been termed by an MP an “instant action” when it comes to dealing with criminals.

  • Home minister Asaduzzaman khan on Jail Killing Day 2018

    Defending the indefensible

    The minister for home would have us believe that the crossfire deaths that have occurred in the government's pursuit to combat the menace of drugs and narcotics are not due to crossfire but occurred when the law enforcing agencies fired in self-defence only, in pursuit of the drug dealers.