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June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

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.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

Militant held over teacher murder attempt remanded

The man held over murder attempt on a college teacher in Madaripur has been placed in a 10-day remand after police produced him before court.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Arrest not politically motivated: Home minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says that no one has been detained in the ongoing crackdown against militancy with any political motive.

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

Int’l groups move UN to protect freedom of expression in Bangladesh

A number of international groups working on press freedom and freedom of expression urge urgent and concrete steps by the United Nations (UN) to reverse the deteriorating climate for free expression in Bangladesh.

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

37 ‘militants’, 3155 others held in spl crackdown

Police claimed to have detained 37 militants and 3155 others in different cases across the country during the last 24 hours till this morning, on the second day of the nationwide crackdown on militants in the wake of recent killings.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Those who killed, burnt people took path of secret killings: PM

Those who had killed and burnt hundreds of people in 2013 and 2014 to foil the last national elections have now taken the path of “secret killings”, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells the Jatiya Sangsad.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

Killings aimed at harming religious harmony: Minister

The recent killings have been carried out to harm religious harmony across the country, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

People feeling insecure: Fakhrul

BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir says people have no security of their lives at present as killings and enforced disappearances are going on across the country.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

EU, France, Australia condemn Xulhaz murder

European Union underscores the need for thorough investigation into the recent killings to bring the criminals to justice. France, Australia and Switzerland have also condemned the murders of LGBT magazine editor and the Rajshahi University professor and pledged to stand beside Bangladesh in fighting terrorism.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Amnesty accuses Burundi of violent repression

The security forces in Burundi systematically killed dozens of people during violent repression that took place in the capital Bujumbura on 11 December, Amnesty International said.