police action

Who will speak for the George Floyds of Bangladesh?

In the US, being Black or just a person of colour is enough to get one killed or arrested by a cop, merely for being at the wrong place at the wrong time—or even the right place at the right time.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

Errant cops: Leniency lends them impunity

Complaints about police’s involvement in various crimes continue to pile up thanks to lenient disciplinary measures that embolden errant cops, say criminologists and legal experts. 

April 20, 2022
April 20, 2022

Who will speak for the George Floyds of Bangladesh?

In the US, being Black or just a person of colour is enough to get one killed or arrested by a cop, merely for being at the wrong place at the wrong time—or even the right place at the right time.

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017

Siddiqur given job at a govt pharma co

Titumir College student Siddiqur Rahman, who lost his eyesight in police action in Shahbagh on July 20, has been given a job at a

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Arrest order for 98 Moulvibazar BNP men

A Moulvibazar court issues arrest warrants against 98 BNP leaders and activists including its district unit president in a case filed for assaulting police.

May 16, 2015
May 16, 2015

The blurring of distinction between law enforcement and law breaking

This is not common in countries where the law enforcement machinery is handicapped by a serious gap in training and education in professionalism, human rights, and behaviour.

May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015

University teacher roughed up by police

WE wonder when, if ever, the police would learn to treat a citizen with due respect and civility.

March 20, 2015
March 20, 2015

Violence decreasing: IGP

IGP AKM Shahidul Hoque says incidents of sabotage have been on the decrease due to police actions