Tag Archive: torture

Sep 03

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance: The Bangladesh Chapter

August 30 is the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance. The crime of enforced disappearance may be considered a way to create terror in society, when victims are picked up and never seen again; and where victim families are left in a maelstrom of fear, uncertainty and, in many cases economic crises. The …

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Jul 27

OC Salahuddin Ahmed Khan: The Tale of The Top Police Terror in Bangladesh

Salahuddin Ahmed Khan, notorious police official and the Officer in Charge (OC) of Mirpur Model Thana, has a reputation of being the classical example of a thug in uniform above the law; a reminder that corrupt thugs are the norm rather than the exception in Bangladesh. This is in light of the impunity he has …

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May 28

We demand justice for Afzal Hossain, Shibir leader from Rajshahi

After illegally arresting Rajshahi University Shibir leader Afzal Hossain, police have tortured him using hammers, iron rods and sticks, breaking his arms and legs in the process. Officials of Shibir revealed such shocking allegations against the police at a press briefing on the 26th of May, 2014. They strongly protested the incident perpetrated by the …

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Dec 26

Sylhet Shibir Publicity Secretary Sohel crippled by inhuman Police torture

So what is a good way of transforming a healthy lively meritorious student leader into a cripple in the minimum time possible through inhuman torture? The OC of Kotwali Police station at Sylhet, Ataur Rahman Babul, apparently is an expert in doing so and has proved that by a recent example, resulting in a nationwide …

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Oct 27

About a Shibir martyr in Rajshahi and a Refutance of Yellow Media Reports

Rashedul Haque was like any other young man in Rajshahi. He was full of life, energetic, brilliant, active in sports and passionate in his love for his country. What set him apart from many other youth was the unique blend of all these qualities within the framework his strong faith; strong unshakeable faith in the …

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