Bangladesh

Facts and Figures

Police-population ratio: 1:1073

Number of female police officers: 4804

Strength of police: 139,546

News

HC questions legality of police torture on Patuakhali journo

HC questions legality of police torture on Patuakhali journo

On 07 Apr, 2015

The High Court yesterday questioned the legality of police torture on a

Security tightened as police gear up for Pahela Baishakh

Security tightened as police gear up for Pahela Baishakh

On 06 Apr, 2015

The police force has begun its preparations for Pahela Baishakh celebrations. With a

Home budget goes up

Home budget goes up

On 02 Apr, 2015

The Ministry of Home Affairs needed a significant additional budgetary allocation as

Amnesty Int

Amnesty Int'l against cop proposal

On 30 Mar, 2015

Amnesty International yesterday urged the government to reject the police proposal for

Bangladesh:  Stop Enforced Disappearances, Torture, and Restritions on Freedom of Expression

Bangladesh: Stop Enforced Disappearances, Torture, and Restritions on Freedom of Expression

On 03 Sep, 2014

INTRODUCTION The government of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina continued in office after her

Picked up, they never return

Picked up, they never return

On 01 Sep, 2014

Abdul Quader Bhuiyan Masum always wanted to be an intelligence officer. And

Another Rab man confesses

Another Rab man confesses

On 01 Sep, 2014

Another Rapid Action Battalion-11 member yesterday made a confessional statement before a

Justice delayed as case loses way in police maze

Justice delayed as case loses way in police maze

On 01 Sep, 2014

Six months into the murder of a housewife at Baliyaghat-Dakkhin Para village

Torture in Custody - Mirpur cops face another complaint

Torture in Custody - Mirpur cops face another complaint

On 25 Jul, 2014

The gruesome torture on garment-waste trader Mahbubur Rahman Sujan that led to

Recruit more peacekeepers in key posts - Dhaka urges UN

Recruit more peacekeepers in key posts - Dhaka urges UN

On 25 Jul, 2014

Dhaka has requested the United Nations to recruit Bangladeshi peacekeepers in 'policy

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