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Heightened security in prisons after...

Jailbreak threats lead to security...

Bangladesh

Tue, Sep 15 2020

Prisons across the country ordered to form strike forces, and keep a close watch on militants, top terrorists...

OP-ED: Could prisons be run by the private...

OP-ED: Could prisons be run by the private...

Wasif Jamal Khan

Tue, Sep 1 2020

Private prisons may run profits, but the question of morality remains

Op-Ed: In lunar light, at Bangabandhu’s...

Op-Ed: In lunar light, at Bangabandhu’s...

Syed Badrul Ahsan

Thu, Aug 13 2020

The enduring image of the Father of the Nation

Can prisons be turned into

Can prisons be turned into

Azfar Aziz

Tue, May 19 2020

Fighting crime with education

Three more Covid-19 infections in...

Three more Covid-19 infections in...

Coronavirus

Fri, May 8 2020

They include a doctor at the Brahmanbaria jail

Coronavirus: 2 more prison guards test...

Coronavirus: 2 more prison guards test...

Coronavirus

Mon, May 4 2020

According to sources, at least 39 prison guards, 36 prisoners and an official of the Department of Prisons...

Jailer arrested with yaba in Comilla...

Jailer arrested with yaba in Comilla...

Nation

Mon, Apr 6 2020

Jail authorities found 524 yaba tablets in his possession

Award-winning Iranian film-maker summoned...

Award-winning Iranian film-maker summoned...

Showtime

Fri, Mar 6 2020

Rasoulof received an order via text message on Wednesday to appear and start serving his sentence, his...

HC orders DGHS to appoint 117 doctors...

HC orders DGHS to appoint 117 doctors...

Court

Wed, Jan 29 2020

The High Court bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahsan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader passed the order

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...