Preeti Urang's death

Syed Ashfaqul Haque gets bail

The High Court today granted bail to Syed Ashfaqul Haque, former executive editor of The Daily Star, and his wife Tania Khondoker in a case filed over the death of Preeti Urang, a teenage domestic worker who fell from their flat in Dhaka's Mohammadpur in February this year

Preeti Urang and our myopic laws

These are not isolated incidents, but part of a larger pattern that makes us look critically into the legal regime for workers toiling in the informal sector

Preeti’s death: Ashfaqul, wife sent back to jail

A Dhaka court today sent The Daily Star Executive Editor Syed Ashfaqul Haque and his wife Tania Khondoker to jail upon completion of their four-day remand in a case filed over the death of domestic worker Preeti Urang

Opinion / Preeti Urang: A child worker’s death

There should be protests, and a strong stance should be taken against such incidents

Preeti’s death: Case handed over to DB

The case over Preeti Urang’s death from a fall from the Mohammadpur flat of The Daily Star Executive Editor Syed Ashfaqul Haque was handed over to the Detective Branch of police yesterday.

Editor’s note to readers

I extend my sincere apologies to you all for appearing before you 10 days after the tragic death of a minor house help in the apartment of our Executive Editor Syed Ashfaqul Haque.

June 11, 2024
June 11, 2024

Syed Ashfaqul Haque gets bail

The High Court today granted bail to Syed Ashfaqul Haque, former executive editor of The Daily Star, and his wife Tania Khondoker in a case filed over the death of Preeti Urang, a teenage domestic worker who fell from their flat in Dhaka's Mohammadpur in February this year

February 21, 2024
February 21, 2024

Preeti Urang and our myopic laws

These are not isolated incidents, but part of a larger pattern that makes us look critically into the legal regime for workers toiling in the informal sector

February 18, 2024
February 18, 2024

Preeti’s death: Ashfaqul, wife sent back to jail

A Dhaka court today sent The Daily Star Executive Editor Syed Ashfaqul Haque and his wife Tania Khondoker to jail upon completion of their four-day remand in a case filed over the death of domestic worker Preeti Urang

February 17, 2024
February 17, 2024

Preeti Urang: A child worker’s death

There should be protests, and a strong stance should be taken against such incidents

February 16, 2024
February 16, 2024

Editor’s note to readers

I extend my sincere apologies to you all for appearing before you 10 days after the tragic death of a minor house help in the apartment of our Executive Editor Syed Ashfaqul Haque.

February 16, 2024
February 16, 2024

Preeti’s death: Case handed over to DB

The case over Preeti Urang’s death from a fall from the Mohammadpur flat of The Daily Star Executive Editor Syed Ashfaqul Haque was handed over to the Detective Branch of police yesterday.

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