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Temples and residences of Hindu minority attacked in Rajganj of Begumganj Upazila in Noakhali district

On February 28, 2013 the International Crimes Tribunal-1 sentenced Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh, Delwar Hossain Sayeedi with death penalty for crimes committed against humanity during the liberation war of 1971. In protest against the judgment, Jamaat-e-Islami called for hartal all over the country, which claimed five lives in brutal clashes between the police and the activists […]

July 10, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Gang rape of a girl in Satkhira District: Allegation against police for putting false information in the FIR and taking bribe

On February 26, 2013, Gita Rani1 (18) a student of 12th grade and belonging to the minority Hindu Community under Ashashuni Police Station in Satkhira, went to visit a fair in Bamondanga village. At around 8:30pm she was seen to have been in a conversation with an old acquaintance Anup Mondol at the east side […]

June 27, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Mohammad Ali Mohabbat, a leader of Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal (JSD), Kushtia was allegedly disappeared by RAB from Jahanabad Cantonment Area in Khulna

On January 25, 2013 at around 8:30pm, Mohammad Ali Mohabbat (34), son of late Intaj Ali and Rahima Khatun of Adabaria village in Kumarkhali Upazila under Kushtia district was picked up by the alleged members of Rapid Action Batallion when he got down from a bus in front of Garrison Cinema Hall of Shahid Captain […]

June 24, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed


Since the 1980s, starting as a response to adjust the economy and resolve the balance of payment deficit; export oriented readymade garment industries have been growing fast. The processes of underdevelopment, coupled with the failure to constitute a democratic state, contributed to the rapid pauperization of the rural areas, releasing cheap labour and forcing people […]

June 19, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Assembly of Hefazate Islam Bangladesh and Human Rights Violations

Hefazate Islam Bangladesh, like any other non-political social and cultural organisation, claims to be a people’s platform to articulate the concerns of religious issues. According to the organisation, its aims are to take into consideration socio-economic, cultural, religious and political matters that affect values and practices of Islam. Moreover, protecting the rights of the Muslim […]

June 10, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BSF members shot Muktar Dai and Mohammad Nur Islam to death at Bojruk border of Horipur Police Station in Thakurgaon district

On January 1, 2013 at around 4:30 am Muktar Dai (23), son of Ainul Dai and late Rekha Dai of Dhirganj village under Haripur police station of Thakurgaon district in northern Bangladesh and Mohammad Nur Islam (32), son of Abdur Rahman and Nurjahan of Bojruk village were shot to death by the members of the […]

May 22, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed