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International Day of the Disappeared:...

Families of the missing continue to...

Bangladesh

Thu, Aug 30 2018

Legal rights advocacy group Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK) says at least 310 people have disappeared in Bangladesh...

A hidden chapter

A hidden chapter

Special Supplement

Wed, Mar 7 2018

For four long years (1996-2000), writer Shaheen Akhtar continued to meet and interview birangana and...

ASK expresses concern over Myanmar troop...

ASK expresses concern over Myanmar troop...

South Asia

Tue, Mar 6 2018

'Myanmar is bound to take back the displaced Rohingyas as per the recent repatriation agreement'

ASK slams police assault on BNP

ASK slams police assault on BNP

Law & Rights

Sun, Feb 25 2018

The rights organization also condemned the reported arrest of some 50 BNP leaders and activists

2017 in review: 13 children killed every...

2017 in review: 13 children killed every...

Crime

Sat, Dec 30 2017

95 children were tortured to death by their parents during this period

In solidarity with the unnamed

In solidarity with the unnamed

Opinion

Tue, Dec 12 2017

We must support all victims of sexual harassment whether or not they choose to break their silence

Five years of political violence: 1,028...

Five years of political violence: 1,028...

Bangladesh

Mon, Nov 20 2017

In 2017, there were 256 clashes from January to September – at least 44 were killed and 3,506 injured...

The sorry tale of a Bangladeshi maid...

The sorry tale of a Bangladeshi maid...

Bangladesh

Fri, Sep 1 2017

Monowara was cautioned by her uncle, who had been staying in Saudi Arabia, not to go to that country,...

Can we stop the violence?

Can we stop the violence?

Editorial

Sat, Aug 5 2017

Too often abusive employers make the claim of suicide to cover up what really happened

Violence against domestic workers reaches...

Violence against domestic workers reaches...

Crime

Sat, Aug 5 2017

According to a report released by Ain o Salish Kendra, at least 40 home helps died in the last year

ASK protests Malaysia's barring of...

ASK protests Malaysia's barring of...

Law & Rights

Thu, Jul 20 2017

Ain o Salish Kendra said such behaviours with human rights activists are unacceptable and...

Korail slum residents look to courts...

Korail slum residents look to courts...

Dhaka

Tue, Jul 18 2017

'Eviction without proper resettlement will lead to an increase in crime'

90 killed by law enforcement agencies...

90 killed by law enforcement agencies...

Law & Rights

Sat, Jul 1 2017

The ASK collated the data based on media reports from January to June 2017

Pickup, setup and play

Pickup, setup and play

D2

Sun, Jun 11 2017

'It is a matter of great regret that our city planners disregard the need for open spaces and parks in...

Speakers: Child Marriage Act helping...

Speakers: Child Marriage Act helping...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 16 2017

According to Section 19 of the law, a child marriage should not be considered an offence if it meant...

Children fall victim to revenge...

Children fall victim to revenge...

Bangladesh

Sun, May 14 2017

The data also shows a collective 3,848 women and children were raped or were victims of attempted rape...

World Press Freedom Day: The sound of...

World Press Freedom Day: The sound of...

Bangladesh

Wed, May 3 2017

May 3 marks World Press Freedom Day, a day on which to evaluate press freedom in the nation, defend journalists...

Five years on, police yet to find Ilias...

Five years on, police yet to find Ilias...

Crime

Mon, Apr 17 2017

BNP has repeatedly said that the government and law enforcement agencies are responsible for the disappearance...

Radio Sweden report spurs RAB

Radio Sweden report spurs RAB

Law & Rights

Wed, Apr 5 2017

The Radio Sweden report, published on its website on April 4, is based on a taped conversation with an...

Extrajudicial killings: 51 die in three...

Extrajudicial killings: 51 die in three...

Bangladesh

Sun, Mar 19 2017

Extrajudicial killings (crossfire, shootouts, gunfights, encounters, etc) committed by the law enforcement...

ASK: 150 custodial deaths in 9...

ASK: 150 custodial deaths in 9...

Law & Rights

Fri, Sep 30 2016

Of those killed extrajudicially, the highest 83 people died in police custody and 34 in RAB custody before...