Tag Archive: extrajudicial killing

Jan 29

From ProgressBD archives: More Extrajudicial Killings in Bangladesh

RAB “gunfight”: Driver killed after one month’s disappearance Shibir condemns killing of local leader Tuhin, alleges RAB directed by govt. to kill talented students Jamaat leader Nurul Islam Shahin killed after police picks him up Shibir activist killed: family alleges RAB tortured and murdered him Laxmipur Chattrodal leader Zisan killed: RAB alleges death in “crossfire” …

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Jan 23

Narail councilor Imrul Kayes abducted; victim of extrajudicial killing by BD govt. forces

Imrul Kayes, a councilor of Narail municipality, had gone missing since Thursday, the 15th of January, leaving his family deeply worried as to his sudden disappearance. As time began to go by without any news of his whereabouts, the family began to fear the worst. Days later, after an agonizing wait, they were finally contacted …

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Jan 22

Chhatra Dal activist Motiur Rahman victim of extrajudicial killing at Chapai Nawabganj

Motiur Rahman, a Chatra Dal leader, was killed on 16th January, 2015, in Kansat, Chapai-Nawabganj, after being held by RAB, in another instance of extra judicial killing during the ongoing political turmoil amidst a widescale security operation by combined forces in Chapai-Nawabganj. Son of Montu Ali, the deceased was the vice president of Shyampur Union …

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Jan 22

Political killing of JCD activist Morshed Alam Parvez in Noakhali

Morshed Alam Parvez (20), a youth associated with Chhatra Dal politics, was killed after terrorists fired upon him at Tinteri area, Shonapur Union, Shonaimuri upazila of Noakhali. This incident happened on Thursday night, the 15th of January, 2015, at about 11 pm. The deceased Parvez is son of Alamgir Hossain, who is resident of Kobiraj …

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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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Apr 22

Jamaat supported UP member extra-judicially killed by government forces in Jhenaidah

Four days after being abducted by men claiming to be members of Kothchandpur Detective Branch (DB) of Police, the dead bullet ridden body of a Jamaat-e-Islami supported Union Parishad member was discovered by police at Mamunshia village under Sadar upazila of Jhenaidah district on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Hafez Abul Kalam, 40, …

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Nov 20

Murdered by the state, Jamaat leader Aminul Islam’s dead body found: The implications

State forces under the guidance of the government of Sheikh Hasina killed labour leader Aminul Islam, aged 40, on the 4th of April 2012. The world saw the brutality with which he was killed. His body was recovered a day later and identified by his family from photographs on the 6th of April. His only …

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