Bangladesh

Facts and Figures

Police-population ratio: 1:1073

Number of female police officers: 4804

Strength of police: 139,546

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Making ACC Toothless - TIB urges president not to approve bill

Making ACC Toothless - TIB urges president not to approve bill

On 20 Nov, 2013

Transparency International Bangladesh has appealed to the president not to consent to

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Say 'no' to dowry

On 19 Nov, 2013

A CONTEMPORARY liberal interpretation can be applied to numerous articles of the

Two RMG workers killed in clashes with police

Two RMG workers killed in clashes with police

On 19 Nov, 2013

Two apparel workers, including a woman, were killed and over 250 others

1,600 sued over torching of Hindu locality in Barisal

1,600 sued over torching of Hindu locality in Barisal

On 19 Nov, 2013

At least 1,613 people were sued in two separate cases over the

Aren’t all citizens equal before law?

Aren’t all citizens equal before law?

On 12 Nov, 2013

Anti-Corruption Commission Chairman Badiuzzaman yesterday termed “unconstitutional” the newly introduced provision that

In the name of politics This Is What They Do To People

In the name of politics This Is What They Do To People

On 12 Nov, 2013

Hartals have always been violent, more or less, and have often taken

Attacks on Pabna Hindus - Cops’ role comes into question - NHRC chief unhappy at failure to arrest culprits

Attacks on Pabna Hindus - Cops’ role comes into question - NHRC chief unhappy at failure to arrest culprits

On 08 Nov, 2013

National Human Rights Commission Chairman Mizanur Rahman yesterday asked police to immediately

Stop Persecuting Rights Group Leaders - Stop Legal Proceedings Against Odhikar Activists for Reporting Abuses

Stop Persecuting Rights Group Leaders - Stop Legal Proceedings Against Odhikar Activists for Reporting Abuses

On 08 Nov, 2013

Bangladeshi authorities should immediately stop legal proceedings against two prominent activists with

Compensation for destruction during hartal

Compensation for destruction during hartal

On 08 Nov, 2013

The government is considering enacting a specific law to realise compensation for

Law Against Torture and Custodial Death - Towards curbing impunity

Law Against Torture and Custodial Death - Towards curbing impunity

On 06 Nov, 2013

A COUPLE of weeks ago, the outgoing parliament enacted the Torture and

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