Category Archives: Press Statement

Journalist tortured at the hands of RAB

ASK protests Police’s refusal to record case ASK expresses deep concern over the refusal to record the case of journalist F.M Masum who was the victim of torture at the…

BDR Mutiny Trial

ASK demands to follow recognised legal procedure The Law Minister has informed that the trial of the BDR mutiny will start soon. Six special tribunals will be set in six…

ASK’s reaction to Port and Shipping minister Shajahan Khan’s comments hailing ‘Crossfire’ as a solution

Ain o Shalish Kendra (ASK) is deeply disappointed and condemns the comments made by Port and Shipping minister Shajahan Khan on BBC Sanglap. According to the newspapers, the minister said,…

ASK strongly protests Home minister’s comments on ‘Crossfire’

Several newspapers on Monday reported Home Minister Sahara Khatun’s comments regarding extrajudicial killings. The Home Minister said, “The law enforcement agencies are not carrying out any extrajudicial killings. Those who…

ASK concerned over cancellation of Odhikar’s project

Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) is expressing its deep concern over the NGO Affairs Bureau’s (NGOAB) decision to cancel a project of Odhikar titling “Human Rights Defenders Training and Advocacy…

ASK condemns the atrocious police attack on Dr. Anu Muhammad

Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) strongly condemns the vicious assault carried out by Police on the peaceful procession of the National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power and…

Government’s decision to withdraw troops from Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT)

Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) see it as positive Initiative The Government, as a part of implementing the CHT Accord of 1997, has decided to withdraw a brigade of troops…

Police officer’s comment on beating muggers to death

ASK expresses deep concern Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) expresses deep concern for the comment made by an Officer in Charge (OC) at an opinion sharing meeting organized by the…

UNHRC Adopts Outcomes of Universal Periodic Review of Bangladesh

UPR Forum Disappointed with the Bangladesh’s Responses to the recommendations The UPR FORUM has expressed its disappointment with the failure of the Government to provide any clear plan, specific time frame or measurable…

Perpetrators of Pilkhana tragedy should be tried under existing law and not under Army Act

For various reasons there is a sense of dissatisfaction prevailing in the minds of many as the committee failed to ascertain the actual motive behind such a heinous act after…