disappearance

Still waiting for the bell to ring

I am tired of visiting morgues, riverbanks and other places in search of my brother,” said Rehana Banu. Her brother Pintu, an opposition activist, was picked up allegedly by plainclothes law enforcers from Pallabi on December 11, 2013. Pintu remains untraced.

March 18, 2019
March 18, 2019

The case of the missing ambassador

We are happy to see that the ambassador, who had gone missing 15 months ago, has returned home. And he happens to be among only a lucky few to have done so.

May 11, 2018
May 11, 2018

Still waiting for the bell to ring

I am tired of visiting morgues, riverbanks and other places in search of my brother,” said Rehana Banu. Her brother Pintu, an opposition activist, was picked up allegedly by plainclothes law enforcers from Pallabi on December 11, 2013. Pintu remains untraced.

December 25, 2017
December 25, 2017

Mysteries of the missing persons

It is not that we are pointing the finger at the government and blaming it for the disappearances, but we must question its lack of interest when it comes to investigating these incidents

December 7, 2017
December 7, 2017

Another unexplained disappearance

It has come to light that yet another person has also gone missing following a string of high-profile disappearances that include NSU teacher Mubashar Hasan who went missing exactly a month ago.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Where is Kalpana?

An Amnesty International poster with the sketch of a young woman appears on the screen when googled for #myunseensister. The question “Kalpana Khudu?” (Where is Kalpana?) glares beside the pictures.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

People can't just go 'missing'!

When nine people mysteriously go “missing” from two villages of the same upazila in less than a month, including three members of the same family...

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

Probir Sikdar appeals to PM for ‘safety’

Fearing that he might disappear or be harassed further, veteran journalist Probir Sikdar appeals to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to save his life immediately.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Where have all the missing persons gone?

The statistics are frightening for any society that prides itself on its civilisational credentials, and even more so for any government....

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015

Shillong police get Salahuddin’s health report

Shillong Civil Hospital, where BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed is undergoing treatment, has confirmed that he has been suffering from different ailments relating to kidney, heart, skin and urology.

May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015

Indian cops arrest Salahuddin for intrusion

Indian police arrests BNP leader Salahuddin Ahmed, who was missing for the last two months, in Shillong district of Meghalaya on charge of entering the country without travel documents.