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Police allegedly tortured Mohammad Sekandar Ali at Rajibpur Police Station in Kurigram district

Members of Rajibpur Police Station arrested Mohammad Sekandar Ali (37) son of late Goribullah and Mosammot Zabeda Khatun of Borai Dangi village, on September 26, 2012 at around 2:20am, from his home. They took him to the police station as a suspect in the murder of his neighbour Mansur Ali. Unidentified people killed Mansur on […]

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

Moni Begum, resident of Bishwa Colony area of Chittagong was allegedly tortured in custody of Sitakunda Police

Members of the Sitakunda Police Station arrested Moni Begum on July 18, 2012 at around 9:00pm from her house ‘Bonoful’ at 343/344, Block # G, Bishwa Colony, Sitakunda. Eleven days after her arrest, the police formally took Moni on remand on July 29, 2012. Her family alleged she was tortured. The mother of two, Sharmin […]

March 11, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

BSF detains Bangladeshi female agricultural labour Sreemoti Sharoti without charges at Gorakmondop border of Kurigram

Sreemoti Sharoti (39) is a poor female agricultural labour and the wife of Sree Atul Kumar of Gorakmondop village under Phulbari police station of Kurigram district. Sharoti worked at Dinesh Chandra Burman’s field near the border to earn a living and help Atul bear the family expenses. On November 20, 2012 at around 8:30am, Sharoti […]

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

BNP leader Mohammad Rafikul Islam Majumdar was abducted and killed by men identifying as RAB

On January 5, 2013 at around 7:45pm Haji Mohammad Rafikul Islam Majumdar (42) was abducted and killed by men identifying themselves as RAB officials, claimed his mother in law, brother and relatives. Rafikul was the General Secretary of Ward 56, Dhaka unit of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and vice president of the Hawkers’ Market Committee […]

March 6, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

DB Police firing allegedly killed Roni

Members of the Detective Branch of police (DB) in Dhaka shot 16-year-old Mohammad Shahadat Hossain Roni to death on October 13, 2012 at around 3:00pm in Ashulia, his family members have claimed. Roni is the son Hazrat Ali and Anu Begum of Chanpur village under Savar Police Station and was an 11th grade student of commerce department in […]

January 28, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

A bloodstained garment sector: impunity of government officials and factory owners: Tazreen Fashions Limited tragedy

The Garment industry in Bangladesh has developed tremendously since the eighties, however, in an unplanned way. Currently, 3.5 million workers are engaged in 5,000 factories, 80 percent of them women. The readymade garment sector earns Bangladesh a major share of the foreign reserve, and hence keeping the economy moving. During the last fiscal year 2011-2012, […]

December 5, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed