Nurnabi of Feni was injured by police beating

A man named Nurnabi (27) from the village of Dakshmin-Purba Char Chandia (south-east Char Chandia) under the Sonagazi Upazila of Feni district alleged that he was called by a police officer of the Sonagazi Police Station at around at 5.30 pm on May 2, 2008 and injured him by beating in the police station. The […]

July 2, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

Human rights monitoring report : January-June 2008

The human rights monitoring report describes the human rights situation in Bangladesh during the first six months of 2008, specifically describing the following areas: Prison laws applied selectively Extrajudicial killings Death in jail Freedom of expression Violence against women India-Bangladesh border violence The report closes with statistics on violations and a list of 6 recommendations […]

July 1, 2008 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Akash and Tikka shot and killed by RAB at Khoksha, Kushtia

It was learned from the accounts of witnesses and the RAB that Golam Hossain Akash (35) from the village of West Bishoikhali of Jhenaidah district was arrested at around 2.00 am on June 18, 2008 by RAB-6 of Khulna and RAB 12 of Kushtia from the village of Udibari of Kushtia. On the other hand, […]

June 27, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }

A man shot dead by police at Mirpur in Kushtia

According to the witnesses, in the afternoon on April 18, Abbas (40) was picked up from Alamdanga by the police of the Uslampur Police Camp under the Alamdanga Police Station. Abbas’s family alleged that he was shot and killed by the police from the Mirpur Police Station of Kushtia district at night on the same […]

June 18, 2008 | Read full story | Comments are closed

A man allegedly tortured to death by police at Narayanganj

A man named Fakir Chan (35) from the village of Mijimiji of Siddhirganj Upazila (Sub-district) in Narayanganj district was arrested from Maulvibazar by the police on April 13, 2008. The police authorities urged that while Fakir Chan was in police remand, he fell ill and was taken to the hospital on April 19, 2008 when […]

June 13, 2008 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Two men shot to death by RAB at Keraniganj, Dhaka

On April 12, 2008, Anwar Hossain Anu (37) and Md. Babul (38), residents of Lalbagh, Dhaka were shot to death by RAB-10 while they were at the Shaon Washing and Dyeing factory located at the South Keraniganj Police Station. This has been alleged by the family members of the deceased. Dhaka-Men death Keraniganj-Extra judicial killing-2008 […]

June 12, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }