Category Archives: Extra Judicial Killing

RAB: BNP, AL, and the gift of a “death squad”

[This] “death squad” was the BNP-Jamaat government’s gift to the nation, a gift that has been nurtured and defended by two successive governments [Caretaker Government 07-08, Awami League 09-14], each … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

RAB: The government’s ruthless spinning factory

What immense power. Shoot, kill, no questions asked, that’s RAB’s modus operandi. A death squad. Period. Albeit, a highly vengeful one. As, also, are their apologists… Lonkay gele shobai Rabon … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

RAB: Enforced disappearances. Missing, dead

From crossfire, to encounter, to cold-blooded murder. By members of the law-enforcement agencies. Accountable to none. Apparently carrying out government instructions to quell political opposition. Apparently hiring out their services, … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Border Killings and Our Indifference to Murder

By Adil Mahmood for AlaloDulal An important point often missed in heated discussions on Border Killings is our national culture – that we share with our giant democratic neighbour – … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

Three videos, three reactions and one loser

Writing this blog was extremely difficult. Because this blog forced me to watch part of some gruesome videos of public lynching and listen to some poor soul’s last cries for … Continue reading

April 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

M Ilias Ali : His right to be dead

Some religious rituals have taken a deeper root in our Bengali Muslim culture than the others. Despite aggression of Wahhabi traits and anti- Sufi onslaught, two rituals, Kulkhani – a Sufi … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 3 Comments

Is it 1974 again?

Sailendra Nath Biswas Sailen , head of the extremist organisation New Biplobi Communist Party, was shot dead in what RAB called to be a ‘crossfire’ early on Saturday.

November 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nurul Islam: 4 years on, search for justice

October 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

Damning Indictment from Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watchdog, Human Rights Watch released this statement to express concern at growing number of enforced disappearances of opposition political leaders and activists. The rise in disappearances, particularly of … Continue reading

May 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Corpses of Ashulia

April 26, 2012 · 2 Comments



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