Category Archives: Press Statement

Accused Dies in Nababganj Police Station: Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)’s Grave Concern and Demand for Neutral Investigation

On 13 October 2020, an auto-rickshaw driver named Mamun Mia died in the prison cell of Dhaka’sNawabganj Police Station. This incident comes in the wake of a similar death of…

Journalist Hacked to Death: Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)’s Grave Concern and Demand to Arrest those Involved and Ensure Punishment

[12 October, 2020] Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) expresses its grave concern and condemnation at the murder of journalist Elias Sheikh, Bandar Bazar, Raiganj. Elias Sheikh (45) who was a…

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…