Tag Archive: police

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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Nov 17

What I make of ISIS a.k.a Daesh scenario in Bangladesh

Shakespeare would be proud to know that his quote, “All the world’s a stage, and all men and women merely players” could be so aptly juxtaposed onto so much happening in the world today, especially Bangladesh and the latest ISIS issues and alerts. Indeed Bangladesh would be the perfect example to this end. This is …

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Feb 02

Anonymous hacks Bangladesh government websites; protests excesses and abuse of rights by govt [Rolling blog]

February 01, 2015 Several government websites came under a wave of cyber attacks on Sunday morning, Feb 01, 2015. The list include websites of the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics, Bangladesh Passport, Bangladesh police, Bangladesh army, RAB, Bangladesh telecom, Bangladesh Technical Education Board, Bangladesh NTCB and Bangladesh DSHE, hacked by the famous hacker group Anonymous. The …

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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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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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Aug 16

Photo Blog: Demo for Gaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Today, the 16th of August, I attended a demonstration in Dhaka today against the indiscriminate Israeli aggression in Palestine, particularly upon the inhabitants of Gaza. People from all walks of life turned out in large numbers to attend the demo and make their voices heard.  The demonstration was one of the largest in recent history …

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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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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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