prisoners

Pillows for jail inmates after 230 years!

After 230 years of using blankets as a substitute for pillows, inmates are going to get cotton-pillows to sleep on for the first time in the history of jails in Bangladesh.

February 6, 2019
February 6, 2019

Prisoners to be able to talk to relatives over phone: Kamal

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan tells parliament that the government has taken a project to set up an arrangement for prisoners so that they can talk to their relatives through telephone from the country’s all jails.

July 19, 2018
July 19, 2018

Pillows for jail inmates after 230 years!

After 230 years of using blankets as a substitute for pillows, inmates are going to get cotton-pillows to sleep on for the first time in the history of jails in Bangladesh.

October 26, 2017
October 26, 2017

Six doctors for 70,000 inmates

If you are poor and in jail for some reason and you happen to be seriously ill, you are probably out of luck. But if you are a rich inmate or have political clout, you do not even need to be sick to have extended holidays at the country's leading government hospitals.

June 11, 2016
June 11, 2016

Anomalous case of incarcerated 'released prisoners'

The right to secure protection and to access justice by asylum seekers and refugees is a long established principle. There is enough evidence to show that due to fear of being arrested under the FA the undocumented Rohingyas refrain from reporting any offence committed against them.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Afghan Taliban storm Ghazni prison

Taliban militants have stormed a jail outside the central Afghan city of Ghazni, killing at least four policemen and freeing more than 350 prisoners.