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ধর্ষন ও সালিশ নামক প্রহসনের সাথে জড়িতদের শাস্তি দাবী

সম্মিলিত সামাজিক আন্দোলনের সভাপতি জিয়াউদ্দিন তারেক আলী, সাধারণ সম্পাদক সালেহ আহমেদ এক বিবৃতিতে অদ্য বিভিন্ন জাতীয় দৈনিক পত্রিকায় প্রকাশিত বরিশালের উজিরপুরে “ধর্ষনের শাস্তি ৩ হাজার টাকা জরিমানা, রংপুরের পীরগঞ্জে ধর্ষনে ব্যর্থ হয়ে শ্বাসরোধে স্কুল ছাত্রীকে হত্যা শীর্ষক” সংবাদে গভীর উদ্বেগ ও ধর্ষনের সাথে জড়িত এবং সালিশের নামে প্রহসনের বিচারে জড়িত ব্যক্তিদের দ্রুত আইনের আওতায় এনে শাস্তি বিধানের দাবি জানান। Read More »

Gold toilet stolen from Winston Churchill’s birthplace

London  (AP/UNB) — Thieves have stolen a unique solid gold toilet worth up to 1 million pounds ($1.25 million) from the birthplace of British wartime leader Winston Churchill. The toilet, the work of Italian conceptual artist Maurizio Cattelan, had been installed only two days earlier at Blenheim Palace, west of London, after previously being shown at the Guggenheim Museum in ... Read More »

Drivers of anti-immigrant hate crime in South Africa

By Steven Gordon Johannesburg, South Africa, Sep 9 2019 (IPS) – Mobs have attacked foreign-owned businesses on the streets of at least three South African cities in recent days. This has caused outrage across Africa. There have even been retaliatory attacks. The South African government, under pressure to protect her large international migrant community, quickly defused the attacks. Read More »

Forced marriage to rapist: Pabna OC withdrawn, SI suspended

The officer-in-charge of Pabna Sadar Police Station was withdrawn and a sub-inspector was suspended for allegedly forcing a gang-rape victim to marry one of her rapists at the police station. Sheikh Rafiqul Islam, superintendent of Pabna police, said the punitive action was taken against OC Obaidul Haq and SI Ekramul Haq. According to reports, the victim, a housewife, had an ... Read More »

Ayesha Minni bailed, Barguna SP warned for briefing on case

Dhaka, Aug 29 – After giving warning the Superintendent of Barguna police for media briefing of a sensational murder case, the High Court yesterday directed the government to formulate a guideline on how much statement the law enforcers could make on the investigation of the cases. It asked the home secretary and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to formulate ... Read More »

4 BD nationals, among 19 convicted for 2014 Burdwan blasts

Dhaka – A special NIA court has convicted 19 people, including four Bangladeshi citizens, in the 2014 Burdwan blast case, officials said on Wednesday, reports India Today. All of them confessed to their crimes before the court, they said.Two people were killed on October 2, 2014, in the busy Khagragarh locality of West Bengal’s Burdwan district when an improvised explosive ... Read More »

23 killed in attack on bar in southern Mexico

Mexico City (AP/UNB)  — An attack on a bar in Mexico’s Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos killed 23 people and injured 13 late Tuesday. The attackers started a fire that ripped through the bar, killing eight women and 15 men. There was no immediate information on the condition of the injured. Photos of the scene showed tables and chairs jumbled ... Read More »

US wants action, accountability for Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing

Dhaka, Aug 25 – The United States has called upon all those involved in Myanmar to respect human rights, allow unhindered humanitarian access, and engage in political dialogue to pursue peace. The US further said military abuses continue in Rakhine State and elsewhere in Myanmar due to lack of “accountability and civilian oversight.” Read More »

16 teen-age gang-men given 1-year each in correction centre

Dhaka, Aug 25 – A mobile court in a drive, arrested 17 members of a teenage gang from Dhaka’s Rayer Bazar area. The mobile court, led by Executive Magistrate Mohammad Sarwar Alam, sent 16 gang members to one-year imprisonment to Tongi Kishore Unnayan Kendra (juvenile correction centre) they are between 14 and 17 years’ old while a 25-year-old person was ... Read More »

NASA investigating first crime committed in space

US space agency NASA is investigating what may be the first crime committed in outer space, The New York Times reported today. Astronaut Anne McClain is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife’s private financial records while on a sixth-month mission aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the Times said. The astronaut’s spouse Summer Worden filed a ... Read More »

Burning Amazon Rainforest: Crime Against Humanity – C40 Chair

Paris, France (23 August 2019) — Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris and Chair of C40 Cities, issued the following statement today: “The lungs of our shared planet are on fire. The Amazon rainforest is one of the most important common goods of humanity, and it is being burnt because of the irresponsible behaviour of a small number of international politicians ... Read More »