Tag Archives | Hartal

Police allegedly killed one at Dotterhaat of Sadar upazila and two others at Rajganj of Begumganj upazila of Noakhali district

On February 28, 2013, Delwar Hossain Sayeedi was awarded death penalty (by hanging till death) by the International Crimes Tribunal-1 for committing war crimes during the liberation war of 1971. In protest of this judgment, supporters of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami observed ‘hartal’ (general strike) at Dotterhaat of Sadar upazila and Rajganj of Begumganj upazila of Noakhali. […]

July 18, 2013 | Read full story | Comments are closed

An insurance company employee given a 6 month prison sentence by a mobile court and allegedly tortured in Gulshan Police Station custody upon an accusation of setting fire to a car in the evening of July 05 before the Hartal of July 06 and 07

On July 05, 2011, senior assistant officer Khandaker Ashaduzzaman (32) of Reliance Insurance Limited and his colleague (who wishes to remain unnamed) spent the entire day at the office. At 7:59 pm (check-out time as entered on the office online register) the two colleagues headed out from the Mohakhali office in Dhaka to go home. Since the Bangladesh […]

July 5, 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