torture

Implementation of the HC ban long overdue

The brutal torture of Omar Faruq, a 12-year-old madrasa student, by his teacher in Mymensingh has again proved the ineffectiveness of the laws to protect our children from various forms of violence...

July 13, 2019
July 13, 2019

House help falls off building while trying to escape torture

A minor house help gets hurt falling from the sixth floor of a 13-storey building while trying to escape torture reportedly by the house owner in Dhanmondi area of Dhaka.

April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018

Implementation of the HC ban long overdue

The brutal torture of Omar Faruq, a 12-year-old madrasa student, by his teacher in Mymensingh has again proved the ineffectiveness of the laws to protect our children from various forms of violence...

August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017

Dream shattered in Saudi Arabia

With the dream of a better life, Fatema left for Saudi Arabia without telling anyone in her family.

June 25, 2017
June 25, 2017

Torture poisons societies from within

“You can chain me, you can torture me, you can even destroy this body, but you will never imprison my mind.” ...

November 7, 2016
November 7, 2016

Shahadat and wife acquitted

Former national cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife Jesmine Jahan Nrittya were acquitted yesterday in a case filed over torturing their 11-year-old domestic help in September last year.

October 28, 2016
October 28, 2016

Shahadat, wife plead not guilty

Former national cricketer Shahadat Hossain and his wife yesterday pleaded not guilty and demanded justice in a case filed over the torture of the couple's 11-year-old domestic help.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Student in shackles!

It seems like a story out of a psychological thriller – too horrific to be true.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

HC asks govt to provide treatment to Magura’s tortured madrasa student

The High Court directs the government to take necessary steps to provide treatment of 10-year-old madrasa student Abujar Rahman, who was tortured by his teacher for four months.

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

57pc child workers face torture: study

Fifty-seven percent child workers in Bangladesh are physically tortured at work, according to a study.

March 23, 2016
March 23, 2016

Game on '71 war out on March 26

A group of girls have been kidnapped by the Pakistani occupation forces and are held hostage at a torture camp, four kilometres off from Shanir-char in Barisal, a strategically important Pakistani...