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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

Yasin Hossain, a painter commissioned by the BDR, died due to lack of proper medical treatment and for keeping him in degrading atmosphere

On 26 February, 2009, Yasin Hossain (50) was arrested by Army, while unwell, from Pilkhana and admitted to the National Institute of Kidney Diseases and Urology Hospital. His family alleged that on 7 April, 2009 at 8.30 in the morning, he died due to lack of proper medical treatment and keeping him in degrading atmosphere. Yasin Hossain was […]

February 26, 2009 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Police action on protesting garment workers

This fact-finding report relates to the unrest of the garments workers of Mirpur in Dhaka and surrounding areas, which erupted on January 8, 2008. Garments workers placed their 8 point demands to the owner of MBM Garments. Their demands included: Their full salaries Overtime Payment of unpaid portion of salaries Ending the sacking of garments […]

March 8, 2008 | Read full story | Comments { 0 }