Press Statement

Women’s rights in jeopardy

Qumrunnessa Nazly On 8 March 2008, the chief of the present interim government declared a policy document on women development: Jatio Nari Unnayan Niti 2008. Even before this policy, we…

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…

Bulletin March 2008

Bulletin – March 2008

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Agency, Inequality and Human Rights by Salma Sobhan Memorial Lecture delivered by Professor Amartya Sen

Agency, Inequality and Human Rights by Salma Sobhan Memorial Lecture delivered by Professor Amartya Sen

Nobel Laureate Professor Amartya Sen delivered this lecture on the occasion of Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)’s 20th anniversary in December 2006, drawing on Salma Sobhan’s contributions in developing ASK…

An Account of Militancy in Bangladesh and the Trials (Bangla)

An Account of Militancy in Bangladesh and the Trials (Bangla)

This publication is a compilation of analytical papers on the incidence of extremist violence in Bangladesh, survivor testimonies, investigative reports and chronological summaries of particular incidents. It examines the role…

Prisoners’ Rights, Juvenile Justice

Case Name and Number: Juvenile Prisoners’ case, Writ Petition No. 6373/2007. Parties: ASK and BLAST Vs. Government and others Court: High Court Division of the Supreme Court Judges: Justice Syed…