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What is causing prison overcrowding...

What is causing prison overcrowding...

Bangladesh

Fri, Apr 9 2021

Bangladesh is among the top 3 countries of the world with the highest proportion of pre-trial/remand...

Kremlin critic Navalny says 'everything...

Navalny from jail: Everything fine

World

Wed, Mar 3 2021

Supporters say since returning from Germany in mid-January, Navalny has taken his arrest, a series of...

National flag on broomsticks!

National flag on broomsticks!

Bangladesh

Wed, Dec 16 2020

Anyone disrespecting the national flag can be sentenced to up to one year imprisonment or a fine up to...

Backlash in Indonesia as transgender...

Backlash in Indonesia as transgender...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Two years ago, Aceh police made headlines when they publicly humiliated a dozen transgender women

Corruption case: Former Barisal mayor...

Corruption case: Former Barisal mayor...

Court

Tue, Nov 10 2020

The court fined Kamal, also BNP leader, and Zakir Hossain, a contractor, Tk1 crore each

OP-ED: Why we need better facilities...

OP-ED: Why we need better facilities...

Mariha Zaman Khan

Sat, Sep 5 2020

Getting private organizations involved could ensure better protection for juveniles

Act based on truth

Act based on truth

Kalyan Chakroborty

Sat, Oct 26 2019

We must be careful about what we believe

Killing with carelessness

Killing with carelessness

Nafiul Alam Shupto

Fri, Oct 25 2019

The transportation sector needs to be held accountable 

4 Jhenaidah men sentenced to life in...

4 Jhenaidah men sentenced to life in...

Nation

Sun, Jun 30 2019

Three women also sentenced to life imprisonment in a narcotics case

Morsi … and death by medieval

Morsi … and death by medieval

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jun 20 2019

His imprisonment was a scandal and a failure of the global community

Kaler Kantho Jurno attack case: Eight...

Kaler Kantho Jurno attack case: Eight...

Court

Thu, Jun 13 2019

Jamalpur journalists have demanded exemplary punishment of the accused

Man gets 10-year jail for gold...

Man gets 10-year jail for gold...

Court

Mon, May 13 2019

The court also fined him Tk 10,000

BSMMU prepared for Khaleda

BSMMU prepared for Khaleda

Politics

Sun, Mar 10 2019

Law enforcement officials have been deployed at the gates of the former central jail

Money laundering: Unipay2u chairman,...

Money laundering: Unipay2u chairman,...

Court

Wed, Jan 23 2019

They are accused of laundering more than Tk420.14 crore

Tougher punishment for false mental...

Tougher punishment for false mental...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jul 16 2018

Cabinet approves Mental Health Act draft, which will replace the 105-year-old Lunacy Act

New law proposes 5-year jail time for...

New law proposes 5-year jail time for...

Parliament

Mon, Jun 25 2018

The draft law has been prepared rearranging the original Dowry Prohibition Act, 1980 and its subsequent...

Make sentencing sensible

Make sentencing sensible

Special Supplement

Tue, May 22 2018

Section 367 (5) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) states that “If the accused is convicted...

Mirza Fakhrul: Khaleda’s health...

Mirza Fakhrul: Khaleda’s health...

Politics

Sat, Apr 21 2018

He also said that the BNP chairperson is suffering from complications regarding acute rheumatic...

2 JMB men sentenced to 20 years of...

2 JMB men sentenced to 20 years of...

Court

Wed, Apr 18 2018

RAB arrested the two criminals in Tangail with a large shipment of arms and ammunition.

Digital Security Bill 2018 placed in...

Digital Security Bill 2018 placed in...

Regulation

Tue, Apr 10 2018

The punishment for hurting religious values and sentiment is maximum 10 years’ imprisonment or Tk20 lakh...

577 imprisoned militants to be...

577 imprisoned militants to be...

Crime

Wed, Apr 4 2018

'We are trying to classify the currently incarcerated 577 militants. At the same time, we are trying...