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67% men don't think sexual harassment...

67% men don't think sexual harassment...

Crime

Thu, Nov 10 2016

According to a study conducted by ActionAid Bangladesh, a staggering 67% of men do not think of sexual...

SC releases full text of verdict on...

SC releases full text of verdict on...

Bangladesh

Thu, Nov 10 2016

The apex court on May 24 validated the 2003 High Court verdict asking the government to amend the two...

Legitimacy of NHRC chairman...

Legitimacy of NHRC chairman...

Court

Wed, Nov 9 2016

A judicial writ was filed yesterday at the High Court challenging the legitimacy of the appointment of...

SC asks for disposal of graft cases...

SC asks for disposal of graft cases...

Bangladesh

Wed, Nov 9 2016

The apex court ordered the divisional special judges’ courts or special judges’ courts to give priority...

HC asks Morshed Khan family to...

HC asks Morshed Khan family to...

Bangladesh

Wed, Nov 9 2016

ACC filed a case against the trio under the Money Laundering Control Act and filed final report in July...

24 went on to 40 in jail without...

24 went on to 40 in jail without...

Law & Rights

Tue, Nov 8 2016

A man languishing in jail for 16 years waiting for trial finally received bail from the High Court on...

Conviction warrant issued against Tarique...

Conviction warrant issued against Tarique...

Bangladesh

Mon, Nov 7 2016

The High Court also directed the lower court concerned to issue conviction warrant against Tarique Rahman...

DMP: SWAT team will root out militancy...

DMP: SWAT team will root out militancy...

Bangladesh

Sun, Nov 6 2016

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) is expanding its Special Weapons And Tactics (SWAT) unit to better combat...

Police issue security alert in the...

Police issue security alert in the...

Crime

Sat, Nov 5 2016

Police have also identified at least 100 fake profiles and pages on Facebook that are spreading misleading...

Trauma, hatred haunt children in...

Trauma, hatred haunt children in...

Crime

Sat, Nov 5 2016

Two attacks in the space of five days have left the entire Hindu community in Nasirnagar in a state of...

Police urges communal harmony

Police urges communal harmony

Law & Rights

Thu, Nov 3 2016

A press release has been issued by the police for public information.

Prosecutor Hawleder resigns from ICT...

Prosecutor Hawleder resigns from ICT...

Bangladesh

Wed, Nov 2 2016

A prosecutor resigned from International Crimes Tribunal prosecution team citing “family issues”

NHRC: Take VAW cases seriously

NHRC: Take VAW cases seriously

Law & Rights

Tue, Nov 1 2016

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairman has asked public prosecutors and law enforcers,...

Nasirnagar communal attacks: Citizens...

Nasirnagar communal attacks: Citizens...

Law & Rights

Tue, Nov 1 2016

Noted citizens said the Brahmanbaria attack on Hindus clearly shows the government’s failure to protect...

Law minister differs with chief justice...

Law minister differs with chief justice...

Law & Rights

Tue, Nov 1 2016

Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq has termed Chief Justice SK Sinha's advocacy...

No long-term counselling for rape...

No long-term counselling for rape...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 31 2016

Several legal and rights experts said there are no institutional facilities in Bangladesh that can provide...

Kamla Bhasin: Our biggest enemy is not...

Kamla Bhasin: Our biggest enemy is not...

Law & Rights

Sun, Oct 30 2016

Patriarchy is not going to go away unless there is a change in people's personal lives, said Kamla Bhasin,...

Expelled rape victim back to

Expelled rape victim back to

Bangladesh

Sat, Oct 29 2016

The victim, student of Shahid Ziaur Rahman Girls School in Mithapukur, was expelled after news of her...

CPJ: Bangladesh improves in journo safety...

CPJ: Bangladesh improves in journo safety...

Law & Rights

Fri, Oct 28 2016

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), a media watchdog group has posted a list of the countries where...

Fear of stigma keeps women from reporting...

Fear of stigma keeps women from reporting...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 27 2016

Victims of abuse keep silent to save their families' honour and avoid becoming social pariahs, according...

Amnesty: Closure of Kalpana Chakma probe...

Amnesty: Closure of Kalpana Chakma probe...

Law & Rights

Wed, Oct 19 2016

Kalpana was abducted from her village home in Rangamati, on June 12, 1996