Tag Archive: police brutality

Feb 08

We demand immediate release of 28 sisters arrested in #Bangladesh

On February 2, 2017, in the evening, 28 female members of Jamaat-e-Islami were subject to arrest during a gathering. Police in a press conference claimed that the women were plotting the fall of the government. In a statement issued by Assistant Secretary General of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Hamidur Rahman Azad on February 4, 2017, the former lawmaker …

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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 21

Shibir activist Jobayer, another victim of political killing

On Monday night, the night of 13th of January 2015, Mohammad Zobaer (18), son of Mohammad Younus, and an activist (worker) of Bangladesh Islami Chhatra Shibir, was returning from attending a mehfil (religious congregation) on the occasion of Siraat-un-nabi (term referring to the legacy and life of the Prophet S.A.W), at Chunti Union, Lohagara sub …

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Nov 14

Tohurul Islam, another life snubbed by fascist Bangladesh regime

On 29th October, 2014, police fired upon a protest procession by Bangladesh Jamaat–e-Islami and Bangladesh Islami Chatra Shibir activists at Chapai Nawabganj which was brought out at about 3 pm local time in protest of the death penalty handed down by the Bangladesh based International War Crimes Tribunal against Ameer-e-Jamaat Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami. The …

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Oct 28

28 October, 2006: A case study of the violent politics of the Awami League

Background At the end of BNP-Jamaat-led alliance government’s tenure (2001-2006), the 13th Amendment to the Bangladesh Constitution required the president to offer the position of the Chief Adviser to the immediate past Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, who was to be Justice K.M. Hasan, soon after the tenure of the government expires on October …

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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 03

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance: The Bangladesh Chapter

August 30 is the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearance. The crime of enforced disappearance may be considered a way to create terror in society, when victims are picked up and never seen again; and where victim families are left in a maelstrom of fear, uncertainty and, in many cases economic crises. The …

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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 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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