Dhaka, May 2: Both wife and son of journalist Humayun Kabir Khokon have tested coronavirus positive.
Apr 1 Border Killing: BSF calls victim as ‘drug smuggler’
The Border Security Force (BSF) of India has clarified the death of a Bangladeshi national that took place on April 1, identifying the victim as one of the cross-border “drug smugglers”.
Privacy rights may become next victim of killer pandemic
Digital surveillance and smartphone technology may prove helpful in containing the coronavirus pandemic — but some activists fear this could mean lasting harm to privacy and digital rights.
Tragic end of a victim of predawn Mirpur slum fire at DMCH
Dhaka, Jan 25 – A woman who suffered severe burns in a fire that broke out at a slum in Mirpur’s Chalantika on early Friday died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) on Saturday morning.
A girl found dead in the capital might be a rape victim
Dhaka, Dec 6 – A girl, found dead on Wednesday night in a lane on the Circular Road in Malibagh area of Dhaka might have been raped before being killed, said a forensic doctor after an autopsy on Friday. Sohel…
SC asks for giving Tk 1mln to accident victim Rajib family
Dhaka, Oct 13 – The Appellate Division of the Supreme Court Sunday directed the owner of Sajan Paribahan to give Tk 10 lakh in a month to the brothers of Rajib Hossain, a college student who was killed in a…
Stalker arrested after victim commits suicide
A stalker was arrested Tuesday after a girl of Class IX committed suicide due to his relentless harassment. Fahima, the victim, committed suicide by tying a scarf around her neck and hanging herself after failing to bear dishonor due to…
Kushtia rape victim forced to detail in public; video goes viral
Kushtia, July 7 – The video clip of a mentally-challenged teenage rape victim being harassed publicly by arbitrators in the name of settling the issue in Khoksa Upazila has gone viral, triggering public outcry. Although six days have elapsed since…
Three-year-old girl latest Philippines ‘drug war’ victim
UN Human Rights Council Should Adopt Resolution to Stop Carnage On Sunday, a 3-year-old girl became the latest casualty of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs,” which has killed thousands over the past three years. Myka Ulpina died after…
Child trafficking victim wins £85,000 over attempted rape
A Vietnamese boy has been awarded £85,000 in compensation from the Home Office and the Ministry of Justice after he was illegally detained at Morton Hall immigration center and sexually assaulted. Known as H, the boy had been trafficked by…
‘You aren’t alone’, BNP tells Noakhali rape victim, family
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday assured Subarnachar gang-rape victim that their party and Jatiya Oikyafront will always remain beside her.