extrajudicial killings

Halt killings of suspects in anti-drug drive

Condemning the alleged extrajudicial killings of suspected drug offenders in Bangladesh, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, yesterday called for an immediate halt to...

April 22, 2018
April 22, 2018

Govt took limited steps to prosecute rights abuses

Bangladesh government took limited measures to investigate and prosecute cases of extrajudicial killings and enforced

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

Extrajudicial killings

A report in this newspaper yesterday has revealed that in the last 13 years, 1900 people have been victims of extrajudicial killings, of whom 800 died in police custody.

July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017

What goes around comes around

Doesn't the AL think that, in case of a democratic change of power, the same technique will be used against the AL men?

July 7, 2017
July 7, 2017

HRW calls for free probe, prosecution

Security forces in Bangladesh are accused of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances and secret detentions, including that of

January 18, 2017
January 18, 2017

Forestalling extrajudicial killings

A democratic polity venturing to maintain order by repression and criminality is actually creating ultimate disorder because in so doing it creates a link between social order and atrocities.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

BNP demands judicial probe into ‘extrajudicial killings’

BNP demands judicial enquiry into the all extrajudicial killings including the death of a prime suspect in a case filed for attempting to murder a Madaripur teacher.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

‘JMB man’ among 3 killed in Gaibandha, Dhaka ‘shootouts’

An alleged operative of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) and two suspected hijackers have been killed in separate "gunfights" with law enforcers in...

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

Bangladesh failed at times to control security forces: US

The United States has said the government of Bangladesh took 'limited measures' to investigate and prosecute cases of abuse and killing by security forces. The US, in its 2015 Country...

August 27, 2015
August 27, 2015

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.

August 24, 2015
August 24, 2015

The lawmaker and the lawless

It was indeed refreshing and encouraging to find lawmaker Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh speaking out on extrajudicial killings.