Press Statement

Environmental & Labor Rights

Case Name and Number: Ship Breaking Yard Case, Writ Petition No. 7528 of 2009 Parties: ASK Vs. Bangladesh and others. Court: High Court Division of the Supreme Court. Judges: Mr….

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…

Bulletin – March 2009

Bulletin 2009, March Issue HTML VersionPublished in March 2009