Tag Archives | Impunity

Belly Khatun was allegedly burnt to death for dowry

On 22 August 2011 at around 12 noon, Belly Khatun (21) was killed by her husband Md. Anwar Hossain, brothers‐in‐law Ariful Islam Dolon, Md. Ahsanul Islam Meno, father‐in‐law Md. Nurul Islam, sisters‐in‐law Anjuara Khatun, Mossammat Sabina Khatun, brother‐in‐law Md. Zoblu Hossain and her husband’s uncle Abdur Sattar; who poured kerosene on her in the Batia village of Shahjadpur […]

August 22, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Sonia Akhter allegedly killed for dowry in Shirajdikhan Upazilla of Munshiganj district

In the evening of 6 August 2011, Rakib (24), the husband of Sonia Akhter (20) killed his wife by suffocating her. Sheikh Halem, Sonia’s father filed a case as a plaintiff in the Shirajdikhan Police Station of Munshiganj. Sub Inspector (SI) Shofikul Islam of Shirajdikhan Police Station is the investigating officer of the case. At […]

August 6, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Monzila Khatun Sathi was attacked by acid allegedly by her husband, Liton

On the evening of 9 July 2011, at around 7.30pm Liton, the son of Kader Ali and Khadeja Begum of Chadkathi village of police line area of Satkhira threw acid on and burnt the face, neck and breast of his wife Moshammot Monzila Khatun Shathi (20), the daughter of Yunus Ali and Moshammot Rokeya Khatun […]

July 9, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Mohammad Maniruzzaman Rubel, a medicine dealer has been killed, allegedly due to torture while in police custody at Tangail Model Police Station

Mohammad Maniruzzaman Rubel (28), son of Delwar Hossain and Begum Razia Delwar, residents of Adi Tangail area, Haji Modhu road in Tangail Metropolitan subdistrict was arrested and taken to remand and tortured at Tangail Model Police Station on April 20, 2011. He died the following day, April 21, 2011, at approximately 9:45 am at Tangail General Hospital, allegedly as […]

April 21, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Nine year old Belal Hossain, allegedly tortured by Khulna City Metropolitan Police

On April 12, 2011, Belal Hossain (9), son of Golam Sarwar and Shahinur Begum, residents of Khalpar road, Mistripara, compelled by hunger, allegedly stole 5/6 pieces of metal rod from the Nirala Alkatra (tar) Mill of Khulna city, in order to be able to buy food. The members of the Metropolitan Police arrested him on this allegation. The police […]

April 12, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Bangladesh : mid-term assessment and report on the Universal Periodic Review

Bangladesh has so far failed to implement the promises made before the international community in the Human Rights Council, on key human rights issues. The elected government of Bangladesh, within weeks of coming to office in first week of January 2009, sent a high profile delegation, headed by the Foreign Minister of Bangladesh, Dr. Dipu […]

February 10, 2011 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }