Category Archives: Intervention

The Spirit of Never Giving Up: Taking up Challenges to Defend Human Rights

Shamsunnahar (57), for nearly half of her life, has been working as a woman human rights defender and a field staff member of Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK). She limps…

ASK files writ on the selling of weapons and arms used during liberation war

The arms and weapons used during the Liberation War of 1971 are now ‘old, obsolete and ineffective as a weapon to be used during a war’. Citing these reasons, the…

A Young Mother With Speech Impairment and Her Daughter’s Rehabilitation

Laila (pseudonym) is a person with speech impairment. Back on 26 May 2008, she was rescued by the Tangail patrol police and kept in a public shelter home at Mirpur…

Sumaiya Returns After 12 Years

Back in 2008, Sumaiya, a student in her 1st grade, got lost while she was on her way home from her school. While she was roaming lost on the street,…

Gold Medalist Female Weightlifter Raped by Office Assistant of Bangladesh Weightlifting Federation

Maliha (Pseudonym), a 17 years old teenager, used to live with her family at a small village at Noyagao, Cumilla. Due to poverty, she could not continue her studies beyond…

Student Rasel Mia Lost His Eyesight by Bullet Shot of Indian BSF

Md. Rasel Mia (14) of Kurigram who sustained rubber-bullet injuries in firing by the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) while grazing the cattles near the border area inside the territory…

Anisur Rahman of Satkhira alleged to be killed in anti-drug drive

On 29 May 2018, the dead body of alleged drug dealer Anisur Rahman (45) had been found in a field near pacca road of Pislapur village of Kushodanga Union, Koloroa…

Aklima Claiming Maintenance and Dower Money

Aklima approached ASK seeking assistance in obtaining her dower money and maintenance from her husband. On ASK’s request, the husband came to ASK’s office for mediation through which her husband…

Brishti Returns to her Mother

Brishti, aged three years, was forcefully separated and taken away by this father from his mother to Chapainababganj. Brishti’s mother approached ASK to seek redress in such a situation. On…

Feni’s Madrasa Student Set Ablaze and Killed

Nusrat Jahan Rafi, a student of Sonagazi Islamia Senior Fazil Madrasa, was set ablaze by few students of the same Madrasa on the direction of the principal, Sirajul Islam, on…