victims

Sculptures for survival

Shepu Rani Das, 20, was busy braiding wax hair on a statue of black molten wax, while her sister Shilpi Rani Das, 18, looked on and recounted their rescue from under the debris of Rana Plaza.

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

If justice had a face now, it would be of victims wronged twice

The idea of a justice system hinges on people’s faith in its ability to offer fair solutions. So justice, as the saying goes, should not only be done, but be seen to be done as well, so that people’s faith in it is kept intact.

April 21, 2016
April 21, 2016

Sculptures for survival

Shepu Rani Das, 20, was busy braiding wax hair on a statue of black molten wax, while her sister Shilpi Rani Das, 18, looked on and recounted their rescue from under the debris of Rana Plaza.

March 18, 2016
March 18, 2016

Plastic money not so safe

About 10 million bank clients are potentially easy victims of fraudulent charges to their debit and credit accounts because they are using the vulnerable magnetic stripe cards.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Victims' families for judicial commission

The families of the army officials killed in the 2009 Pilkhana carnage have demanded a judicial inquiry to bring to light the masterminds and the motive behind the massacre.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

No time to rest

Ilias Biswas cannot afford to stay at home.

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016

I blame my fate

For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved ones, others their lone bread earners during the longest spell of horror allegedly carried out by the BNP-led coalition, protesting the January 5, 2014, elections.

December 3, 2015
December 3, 2015

Chennai floods: Race to rescue victims

A massive rescue operation is under way to reach stranded people in the flood-hit southern Indian city of Chennai (Madras).

September 4, 2015
September 4, 2015

Men claiming discovery of Nazi 'gold train' go public

Two treasure hunters claiming to have discovered a Nazi "gold train" went public for the first time but failed to reveal evidence for the alleged.

July 22, 2015
July 22, 2015

155 brought back home from Myanmar

Bangladesh border guards in a flag meeting with their Myanmar counterpart to bring back 155 nationals rescued from the sea.

July 3, 2015
July 3, 2015

India still not accountable for HR violations in Jammu and Kashmir

If doing something usually results in punishment, but you do it with impunity, you will not be punished for the deed. Indian security forces are given impunity by the government to do-as-they-please in the violently disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir.