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Tuesday, 05 April 2016
At least four persons were killed and 30 others injured on Monday in a clash between law enforcers and locals in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong over installation of a coal-based power plant. The dead were identified as Anwarul Islam, 44, and his elder brother Mortuza...
Tuesday, 05 April 2016
Three lawsuits have been filed, one from behalf of police and two from relatives of the victims, over yesterday’s Banshkhali firing incident that left at least four people dead in Chittagong. Police, who said they were forced to open gunfire after attacked by a m...
Thursday, 07 April 2016
As many as 197 death sentences were awarded in Bangladesh last year, the third highest in the world, Amnesty International said Wednesday. The number of known executions worldwide also went up by more than 50 percent in 2015 to at least 1,634, the highest figure reco...
Thursday, 07 April 2016
Bangladeshi villagers staged further protests on Tuesday after police opened fire and killed at least four people demonstrating against the planned construction of two large Chinese-financed coal-fired power stations. According to police and eyewitness reports, several...
Saturday, 09 April 2016
Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights:  Ravina Shamdasani Location: Geneva Date: 8 April 2016 We are concerned about the latest death sentences handed down against two men by the Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal, particularly given c...