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Three get life in prison for journalist...

Three get life in prison for journalist...

Court

Mon, Sep 23 2019

The convicts are Farid Miah, Badshah Miah, Rahul Miah, all hailing from Sataihal village of

Prison riot in northern Myanmar leaves...

Prison riot in northern Myanmar leaves...

South Asia

Thu, May 9 2019

Prison department director Min Tun Soe said the riots were triggered over the inmate anger at not being...

NZ gunman 'faces isolation' due to prison...

NZ gunman 'faces isolation' due to prison...

Oceania

Wed, Mar 20 2019

New Zealand has no death penalty and alleged shooter Brenton Tarrant, 28, is expected to face a record...

The miscarriage of justice

The miscarriage of justice

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Feb 7 2019

Citizens without influence regularly get the short end of the stick 

The hate will be televised

The hate will be televised

Azeem Ibrahim

Thu, Oct 25 2018

How the media helps perpetuate radical preachers such as Anjem Choudary

Pakistani jailer remembers incarcerated...

Pakistani jailer remembers incarcerated...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Wed, Aug 15 2018

An account of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s time spent in prison

Memories of the Rainbow Man

Memories of the Rainbow Man

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Jul 19 2018

In death, Nelson Mandela remains the dream future generations can emulate

TV-less Argentine prisoners go on hunger...

TV-less Argentine prisoners go on hunger...

Fifa World Cup 2018

Wed, Jun 13 2018

The nine inmates also filed a legal suit to assert their rights. The cable system, located in a common...

Some things should be beyond the...

Some things should be beyond the...

Opinion

Fri, Jun 1 2018

The only acceptable number of custodial deaths is zero

Bill Cosby found guilty, may spend up...

Bill Cosby found guilty, may spend up...

Showtime

Sat, Apr 28 2018

The frail, 80-year-old Cosby, once beloved as “America’s Dad,” risks spending the rest of his life behind...

Khaleda gets to keep her domestic help...

Khaleda gets to keep her domestic help...

Politics

Mon, Feb 12 2018

The request was made on Thursday, but it was approved on Sunday along with the division status

Militants from different outfits imprisoned...

Militants from different outfits imprisoned...

Crime

Sun, Jan 21 2018

According to the police chief of prisons, 600 militants are imprisoned in 68 jails across the...

While political prisoners released,...

While political prisoners released,...

South Asia

Sun, Jan 21 2018

Former President Barack Obama announced the lifting of US sanctions in October 2016, citing the release...

Narayanganj shows the way in prisoner...

Narayanganj shows the way in prisoner...

Editorial

Thu, Dec 28 2017

Vocational programs like these can contribute directly to the economy by putting idle labour to productive...

British-Bangladeshi IS fugitive claims...

British-Bangladeshi IS fugitive claims...

South Asia

Sat, Nov 4 2017

Samiun complained that five guards stripped him naked and touched his genitals while laughing

Wedding party lands chopper in Kashimpur...

Wedding party lands chopper in Kashimpur...

Nation

Thu, Aug 10 2017

The wedding party was detained by the prison guards and interrogated

No female prisoner executed in...

No female prisoner executed in...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jun 10 2017

The only known execution of a woman in this region took place in 1937 in Sylhet

Dhaka seeks consular access to Bangladeshi...

Dhaka seeks consular access to Bangladeshi...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Jun 9 2017

The Bangladeshi nationals who are still in jail were detained for illegally entering Assam.

A home behind bars

A home behind bars

Ikhtiyar Aslanov

Wed, Jun 7 2017

Dhaka hosts the 4th Asia-Pacific Regional Correctional Managers’ Conference

When a child is wrongfully accused

When a child is wrongfully accused

Editorial

Sat, May 20 2017

Ultimately, it is a failure of the system to give these children a fair chance, and a good

Over 70 escape in second Congo prison...

Over 70 escape in second Congo prison...

World

Fri, May 19 2017

'When the guard went to inform the police, he left the door open, which allowed them to escape'