Category Archive: HR abuses 2013-14

Sep 24

Charges framed against 24 Female Islamic activists: Why You Should be Alarmed

 A Dhaka court on the 16th of September framed charges against 24 female activists of Islami Chhatri Sangstha. They were arrested earlier at a raid on a house beside Shantipur Masjid in South Goran by Khilgaon thana police in Dhaka on 18th June, 2014.  Magistrate Md Ataul Haque of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (CMM) Court …

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Sep 23

Chatroleague attacks BUET student, sends him to jail for facebook post on Islamic greeting

A meritorious student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) was beaten by Chhatra League cadres, simply on the suspicion of being associated with Islamic student organization Bangladesh Islami Chatra Shibir (BICS). The same student was then handed over to Shahbag thana police, who arrested him and sent him to court under a case …

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Jul 27

OC Salahuddin Ahmed Khan: The Tale of The Top Police Terror in Bangladesh

Salahuddin Ahmed Khan, notorious police official and the Officer in Charge (OC) of Mirpur Model Thana, has a reputation of being the classical example of a thug in uniform above the law; a reminder that corrupt thugs are the norm rather than the exception in Bangladesh. This is in light of the impunity he has …

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Jun 19

24 female students sent to jail in Bangladesh for holding Quran Taa’leem program!!!

On the evening of 18th of June, police surrounded the premises of a house in South Goran, in the middle of Dhaka. The sheer levels of activity among the police forces indicated that they had come to arrest and apprehend anti-social elements of magnanimous nature, probably armed drug traders or holed up terrorists with big …

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Jun 17

Chatra League hack off foot of Shibir activist, shoot him in barbaric attack at Rajshahi (Graphic)

Warning: Post contains graphic content. View at your own discretion In a shocking incident, armed terrorists of Chatra league, student organization of the ruling party Awami League carried out a barbaric attack on Rasel Ahmed, fourth year student of Finance and Marketing department of Rajshahi University and secretary of Nawab Abdul Latif Hall unit of Rajshahi …

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Jun 15

Arson attack at Mirpur Bihari Camp, 10 killed: The truth behind the scenes

Kalshi, situated in Pallabi, Dhaka is home to a variety of people, ranging from extremely poor people living in slums, to lower middle income families, middle income and even upper middle class communities, all on a single stretch of road in an area that is seeing extremely fast urban development. Among a defining feature of …

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Jun 05

Bangladesh police defy court order, ransack and loot home of opposition leader Mir Quasem Ali

In an unwarranted and shocking incident, police in Dhaka today, the 4th of June, 2014, raided the house of Mir Quasem Ali, senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader and Chief Executive of Diganta Media Corporation, currently standing trial at the International Crimes tribunal in Dhaka.  Family and close relatives said that Mirpur thana police and detective branch personnel …

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May 28

We demand justice for Afzal Hossain, Shibir leader from Rajshahi

After illegally arresting Rajshahi University Shibir leader Afzal Hossain, police have tortured him using hammers, iron rods and sticks, breaking his arms and legs in the process. Officials of Shibir revealed such shocking allegations against the police at a press briefing on the 26th of May, 2014. They strongly protested the incident perpetrated by the …

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May 25

Government behind it all – Killing and abductions continue unabated in Bangladesh

On the 19th of April, at a seminar organized at Spectra Convention Center in Dhaka on shaping and implementing community policies to combat climate change, Information minister Hasanul Haq Inu came up with another great piece of information. He claimedthat “to combat climate change, we first and foremost need to equip and enhance our abilities …

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May 20

Modi draws first blood against Bangladesh. Good job BSF!!!

Narendra Modi may have become India’s prime minister, but the Bharatiya Janata Party leader has a long way to go before he can win hearts and minds in neighboring Bangladesh. In this Muslim-majority country of 140 million people, the Hindu-nationalist Mr. Modi is seen as a controversial and polarizing figure whose confrontational style may harm the …

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