Category Archives: Press Statement

UN Review of Bangladesh Human Rights Record at UPR

NGOS welcome pledge on war criminals trials, regret missed opportunity on CHT Accord and women’s rights, and rejection of Refugee Convention On Tuesday 3 February, Bangladesh underwent its first Universal…

UN Reviews Bangladesh Human Rights Record Today

The Human Rights Council will today review Bangladesh’s human rights record for the four period 2004-2008. This is the first time that Bangladesh’s record is being reviewed as part of…

ASK Decries of Israeli Attack in Gaza

Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) expresses its concern over the Israeli attack on Gaza that caused deaths and injuries of hundreds of Palestinians. ASK seriously condemns such massive bloodsheds. In…

ASK’s Concern over Post Election Violence

Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) expresses grave concern over the incidents of attack on the leaders, workers and supporters of different political parties by their rivals at different parts of…

High Court Orders on Jahagirnagar University: Show Cause re Order Exonerating Teacher of Sexual Harassment

The High Court today asked Jahangirnagar University Authorities to show cause why its decision dated 13.9.2008 to exonerate Sanower Hossain Sunny, a teacher of the Department of Drama and Dramatic…

ASK Condemns Demolition of Sculpture in front of Zia International Airport

ASK seriously condemns the demolition of the under construction sculpture in front of the Zia International Airport in the face of threat by some madrasa students. As reported in the…

Sexual Harassment at the Jahangirnagar University Campus

ASK Condemns JNU Syndicate’s Decision Embargoed till 14 September 2008 Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) seriously condemns the Jahangirnagar University Syndicate’s decision discharging  the accused teacher, Sanwar Hossain, of the…

ASK’s Concerns regarding Allegations of Torture of Bangladeshi Workers in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait

Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) is seriously concerned by the forced repatriation of Bangladeshi workers from Saudi Arabia and Kuwait following alleged torture by the police forces in each of…

Ensure justice for the death of Adivasi leader Cholesh Richil

The 18th of March marked the first anniversary of the death of Adivasi Leader Cholesh Richil after his being arrested and taken into the custody of the Joint Forces. In…

Incident at Dhaka University, Ain O Salish Kendra (ASK): Concerned

Ain O Shalish Kendro (ASK) is gravely concerned at the incident which took place in Dhaka University on 20th August, 2007. From newspaper reports it appears that the unfortunate incident…