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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

Fatema Khatun was allegedly killed in demand of dowry

Fatema Khatun Kajol (19) was the daughter of Mohammad Akram Shorder of Alipur Purbopara village of Sadar upazila of Satkhira district. On November 5, 2011, she married Mohammad Mominur Rahman Momin (26), the son of Harun Molla of Boikari village of Sadar upazila. On February 27, 2012, Momin and his family assaulted and injured her for dowry […]

February 28, 2012 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Shahinur Begum allegedly killed over dowry demands

Shahinur Begum (19) was the daughter of Kalu Miah Prodhan of Baghaiakandi village of Gojaria thana in Munshiganj district. On May 20, 2011, Shahinur got married to Humayun Kabir Raju (25), son of Mohammad Badshah Miah from Lokkhipur village and soon after the marriage, Raju started demanding dowry. According to Shahinur’s family, at around 2.30 pm of February […]

February 4, 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

Akhi Shutrodhor allegedly killed over dowry demands

Akhi Shutrodhor (20) was from the Maijhail Mistripara village of Belkuchi upazilla of Sirajganj district. Her family alleged that at around 1:30 in the night of December 21, 2011 Akhi’s husband Sri Ashim Shutrodhor and the members of his family killed Akhi by suffocating her. Akhi’s elder brother, Sri Bipul Kumar Shutrodhor filed a case […]

December 21, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Tuli Rani Saha was allegedly killed over dowry demands

Tuli Rani Saha (19) was from Holudia village of Louhojong thana in Munshiganj district. On November 13, 2011, at dawn, Tuli Rani was allegedly suffocated and killed by her husband Mohammad Zahid Sheikh (25), mother-in-law Jostna Begum (50) and father-in-law Mohammad Joinal Sheikh (60). Tuli’s elder brother, Sagor Saha filed a case in Louhojong Police […]

November 13, 2011 | Read full story | Comments are closed