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Rape of 12 students: Fatullah madrasa principal remanded

Fatullah madrasa principal Al-Amin was placed on five-day remand today in connection with a case filed for raping around a dozen of female students. Senior Judicial Magistrate of Narayanganj Judge

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RMG worker gang-rape accused shot dead

Police have recovered the bullet-hit body of the prime accused in a case filed in connection with the rape of a 20-year-old ready-made garment worker in Chattogram’s Anwara upazila on

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ACC to quiz DIG Mizan’s bodyguard, driver Sunday

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) will interrogate the bodyguard and the driver of suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman over bribery allegation tomorrow. Bodyguard Hridoy Hasan and driver

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Innocence Project in the pitfall of criminal justice system

By Forhad Ahmed The New York based Innocence Project is a legal attempt that is committed to exonerate wrongly convicted people through the use of DNA testing and to reform

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Prime Minister Hasina and Co. Defamed: 13 Individuals face significant time behind bars

A total of 13 individuals have been hit with a defamation lawsuit over allegations of “slandering the good name of Prime Minister Hasina, her government and its affiliates. At the

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Crackdown or harassment? More LGBT activists face legal ramifications

This past 17th  October the Dhaka Judicial Magistrate Court, registered a blasphemy lawsuit filed by one Munshi Mokidul Islam. The lawsuit in question was filed against the creators of a magazine

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Police’s unwillingness in accepting complaint of attempted kidnap against an awami league’s leader

Comilla Reporter Yesterday, in Comilla’s Dhulipara area, an attempt was made to kidnap a class 8 student. An open attempt like that in the middle of the day in a

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Unrest in The Capital: Over Two Dozen Accused of being Derogatory Towards Islam

“No spawn of atheist is welcome in this pure lands maintained by Allah”. These are the words of plaintiff Habibur Rahman, active mebre of the Hefazat-E-Islami, who this past 12th

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Chief justice stepped down

Surendra Kumar Sinha has sent a letter of resignation to the president from abroad, stepping down from the post of chief justice, a day after his month-long leave on health

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The hit list: Endangered bloggers of Bangladesh

It is with good reason that the “blogger murders” are the most fervently debated and discussed topics in Bangladesh today and who knows, perhaps maybe even in the world. These

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