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BSF members shot Muktar Dai and Mohammad Nur Islam to death at Bojruk border of Horipur Police Station in Thakurgaon district

On January 1, 2013 at around 4:30 am Muktar Dai (23), son of Ainul Dai and late Rekha Dai of Dhirganj village under Haripur police station of Thakurgaon district in northern Bangladesh and Mohammad Nur Islam (32), son of Abdur Rahman and Nurjahan of Bojruk village were shot to death by the members of the […]

May 22, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Korban Ali (25) shot to death and Amena Akhter (13) injured by shooting in Mutubi village of Shonaimuri Upazila under Noakhali district

On February 28, 2013 the International Crimes Tribunal-1 delivered death sentence to Jamaat-e-Islami’s Nayeb-e-Amir Delwar Hossain Sayedee for crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971. Country wide general strike was called to protest against the judgement, where several persons were killed in clashes between the police and protesters in Rajganj of Begumganj Upazila […]

May 19, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Sheuly Begum in Munshiganj was killed allegedly for dowry

Sheuly Begum (28) got married to cable operator Azizul Haque Liton to save her father and her family. This was her second marriage – a marriage that cost her life. Her mother Rahima Khatun alleges that Sheuly’s husband, Azizul Haque Liton (40), a cable operator of Anarpura village under Gojaria Police Station, killed her. On […]

April 8, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Bangladeshi child named Shafikul was detained by BSF at Chanduria border in Kolaroa Upazila of Satkhira district

The geographical divide between Bangladesh and India barely changes the relationship for those living in Chanduria in Kolaroa Upazila of Satkhira district of Bangladesh and those living by the Pandaria border in Gorjola village of Gaighata thana in Uttar Chobbish Pargana district of West Bengal, India. Almost regularly, they cross the borders to visit each […]

April 4, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Eight female workers killed and over 50 workers injured in a fire outbreak at Smart Export Garments

One of the primary sources of foreign remittance, Ready-Made Garments (RMG) is vital to Bangladesh’s economy. However, repeated instances of fire outbreak in garment factories have not only claimed lives of hundreds but also pointed out the concerned authority’s utter disregard towards moral responsibility. In recent times, the most horrific incident in the RMG sector […]

April 4, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Police shot Mohammad Shah Alam dead in Dhaka city’s Pallabi area

On December 31, 2012 at around 8:15pm, members of the Pallabi Police station shot Mohammad Shah Alam (28) dead in front of H and S Polythene factory at Plot 1/6 on Road 7, Section 7 of the Post Office Street. Shah Alam was the son of Mohammad Ali Akbar and Morjina Begum. They were residents […]

March 27, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed