Category Archives: Press Statement

Draft Bill Introducing Death Penalty for Rape Approved: ASK’s Grave Concern

[12 October, 2020] A draft of the Women and Children Repression Prevention Bill 2020 was approved bythe cabinet after incorporating the provision of death penalty as the highest punishment for…

Extreme Cruelty against Woman in Begumganj, Noakhali: ASK’s Strong Condemnation and Demand to take Effective Measures to Prevent such Incidents

Back in September, a group of men broke into a house in Begumganj, Noakhali in the dead of night, forcefully undressed a woman (37) and carried out extreme forms of…

Example Set through usage of Symbolic Name in Judgment hearing on Sexual Harassment Case: ASK Commends Judge and Urges Judiciary to Follow it

[4 October, 2020] In delivering the verdict in a sexual harassment case filed by a college student, ChiefJudicial Magistrate of the District Judge Court Md. Ziaur Rahman has used a…

Youth Dies in Police Custody: ASK’s Grave Concern and Demand for Judicial Investigation

[30 September, 2020] A young man named Masud Rana (33), died in the custody of the Paltan police station in Dhaka. Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) expresses grave concern and…