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  • 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.

  • 'Crossfire' deaths and enforced disappearances continue

    The latest report of the human rights watchdog Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) is worrying. Apart from 68 people killed in “shootouts” and “crossfire” encounters with the police and other law enforcing agencies in the first six months of 2017, 44 persons were picked up, allegedly by people identifying themselves as members of the law enforcing agencies, according to ASK, during this period.

  • No extrajudicial killings by cops

    Cops never indulge in extrajudicial killings in the name of “crossfire”, but if under attack, they open fire in self defence, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia yesterday.

  • TIB Chairperson Sultana Kamal expresses her grave concern over absence of good governance.

    No good governance if govt takes law in hand: Sultana Kamal

    Good governance cannot be there if the government takes law in its hand to retain its existence somehow or other, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) Chairperson Sultana Kamal says.

  • 2 shot dead in Laxmipur

    Two people are shot to death by miscreants at Rajibpur village in Laxmipur Sadar upazila.

  • What about the other victims?

    At last there is acknowledgement from the government party members that innocent people do get killed in “crossfire”. One wishes it had come sooner.

  • ‘Gunfights’: 3 killed in Dhaka, Rangpur

    Three people killed in separate “gunfights” with elite force Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Dhaka and Rangpur.

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    ‘Criminal’ killed in ‘gunfight’ with Laxmipur cops

    An alleged criminal has been killed and two of his associates injured in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Laxmipur Sadar upazila.

  • 20-party for int’l probe into ‘atrocities’

    The BNP-led 20-party alliance calls for UN supervised international investigation into what it said extra-judicial killings, human rights violations and firebomb attacks in the country.