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Ansar personnel allegedly killed three workers in Kushtia

The workers of Akij bidi factory in Hosenabad village under Doulatpur thana in Kushtia district were demanding a wage increment for a long time. On July 15, 2012 at around 12:00pm, when they again demanded a wage raise, the factory manager Mohammad Khorshed Alam, on behalf of the owner, announced that their wages will not be increased. As a […]

July 15, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

The killing of Limon Chhoiyal and Abul Hossain and attack on others in alleged police firing at a mass procession of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) in Chandpur

On January 29, 2012 activists of Bangladesh Shwechhashebok Dal, Krishak Dal and activists of other BNP supported parties began a mass procession1 in Chandpur city in order to realise their political programme. There is an allegation that the police, on orders from the government, opened fire at the procession, killing two people and injuring many others. One of […]

February 2, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Attacks on a procession of the Progotishil Chattra Jote of Jagannath University, Dhaka allegedly by Chattra League activists

On 3rd January, 2012 according to a pre-planned programme, Progotishil Chatrra Jote commenced a protest march in the campus of Jagannath University, Dhaka to reduce the elevated undergraduate admission fee for the 2011-2012 session. The activists of Chattra League with the support of the University Authority attacked the procession in front of police. It was alleged that 15 students […]

January 3, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Students of the Progressive Student Society were injured in an attack from activists of Chhatra League and Jubo League of Rajshahi University

On 10 September 2011, members of the general student of Rajshahi University along with the Progressive Student Society formed a committee named ‘Students Against Increased Fees’ for the hike of the 1st year admission fees of the 2011‐2012 academic session and the increasing rate of residential hall fees. Under the same banner, all leftist student organisations and the general students […]

September 14, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Four student leaders allegedly injured in an attack by Chattra League members in Narayangonj

At around 12 noon on June 8, 2011, Mostafizur Rahman Titu, the leader of Bangladesh Awami League supported student organisation, Bangladesh Chattra League, and 20/25 associates allegedly attacked four ‘leftist’ leaders, in Narayangonj Tolaram Government College, who were distributing leaflets in support of a hartal (general strike). The hartal was being called to protest the […]

June 8, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Four journalists allegedly beaten while collecting information in Kumarkhali at Kushtia

After receiving allegations that low quality materials were being used by the contracting firm GM Enterprise which was given the responsibility to renovate Kuthibari , a famous house of noble laureate and Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore, on June 03, 2011 Mohammad Touhidi Hasan Shiplu (26) Kushtia district correspondent of the national daily newspaper Prothom Alo, […]

June 3, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed