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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

Allegation of torturing Touhidul Islam Touhid after detaining him at Lohagara Police Station for two days

Touhidul Islam (24) is the eldest son of Mohammad Jafor and Hosneara Begum and a resident of Motor Station area near Bottoli Bazar of Lohagara upazila of Chittagong district. He is an Art Sign Writer by profession. He is the owner of a shop named ‘Jhilik Art and Mecca Computer’ in Lohagara Bazar. Mohammad Shahidullah, […]

June 18, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Allegations of torture on timber merchant Mohammad Rezvi Hasan after being detained at the police station during remand

Mohammad Rezvi Hasan is the youngest son of Late Mahbubul Alam and Late Nurjahan Begum and a resident of Alambari village under Fatikchhari Upazila in Chittagong District. He was arrested by policemen of Haathazari Police Station in front of Bashundhara Hotel at Bibirhaat Bazaar on March 26, 2013 at around 5:00 pm. He was allegedly […]

June 12, 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