Category Archives: Action

ASK Files Public Interest Litigation After Policeman Committed Sexual Offence on Minors

19 March 2014 ASK is the petitioner in the Public Interest Litigation which has been filed with a  Special Original Jurisdiction in the High Court Appellate Division. The Writ Petition…

Enforced Disappearance of Two Senior Figures

URGENT ACTION REQUESTED MISSING : Ex Parliamentarian and BNP President of Laxsham Municipality on 27th November 2013 The families demand immediate investigation for the ”enforced disappearances” of both senior BNP…

Gang Rape of 14 Year Old Girl in Police Custody | ASK Investigation

As reported in the Newspapers  ‘‘Girl Raped in Police Station’‘ and ”Rapists Yet to be Identified”, ”Rights Groups Demand Judicial Probe”. On 10th October 2013, representatives of Ain O Salish…

ASK DRAFT LAW | Domestic Workers Protection and Registration ACT [Bengali]

In 2012 ASK has made a draft law named Domestic Helps Registration and Protection Act. After several sessions of discussion in September 2012, ASK submitted it to the honorable law…

One Year Ago : ”ASK Sends an URGENT APPEAL to Indian PM Regarding Felani”

ASK Sent letters directing the confirming authority to revise the judgement of the BSF General Security Forces Court under section 113 (1) of the Border Security Forces ACT 1968 and…

Succesful Arrest of Rapist | Litigation Unit

Case Study *Real Names have been withheld for safety  Sima Akther* told us that her younger sister Liza Akther*  is physically and mentally disabled. Their mother is their father’s second…

Bangladesh Migrant Worker is Reunited with his family After 15 Year Ordeal

When Online Activism Changes Lives | Due to the efforts of two human rights defenders going out of their way in Lebanon and Bangladesh through online communications. A Bangladesh migrant…

Action Follow Up – 18 June 2013

Violence against a student of Khwami Madrassa in Chittagong, being followed up by ASK Staff. Young girl who was found in Uttara displaying signs of mental instability was taken in…

12 Year Old Girl Impregnated | Accused Free on ”Anticipatory Bail”

The victim is aged only 12 years old, she is now  8 months pregnant with twins expected. Her Mother has appealed to ASK for legal assistance. The accused was supposed…