Tag Archive: shibir

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 22

Bangladesh Fish Fry Release Initiative 2014: “Terrorists” saving the environment?

Many of us may have heard of the celebration of the annual “Fish fry release initiative” in Bangladesh a few days back. In light of a two pronged need, the release of fish fry into local water bodies has been long practiced as a double bonus begetting initiative, especially more so in the context of …

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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 22

Tree Plantation Drive 2014: “Terrorists” working for the environment?

The World Environment Day, celebrated every year on the 5th of June, is commemorated worldwide to raise awareness on environmental issues, especially conservation of the environment amid serious concerns due to the phenomenon of climate change. Taking into account the omnipresent vulnerable position of Bangladesh in light of rising sea levels and fast melting ice in …

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Sep 20

Literacy Day Bangladesh 2014: “Terrorists” imparting literacy?

Half a century ago, in 1965, the World Conference of Ministers on the Eradication of Illiteracy, adopted the concept of functional literacy.  This concept viewed literacy as a means for development, an integral part of the development process and not just an end in itself. Since then it has been accepted that literacy skills developed …

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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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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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Apr 29

The story of murder of Shaheed Aminur Rahman, a shocking story of human rights violation in Bangladesh

It was on a hot summer afternoon in Satkhira, when residents at Kamalnagar in the town were busy in rest after taking their afternoon meals, taking respite from the unbearable heat that was beating down mercilessly at this particular time of the day when something terrible happened at the student hostel at Mukul Bari. At …

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Mar 10

The Real Terrorists in Bangladesh

In a blitzkrieg of a remark, Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan defended the security forces on Saturday, at a dialogue organised by the BBC Bengali Service in Dhaka nonetheless. In response to BNP Vice Chairman Hafizuddin Ahmed’s question: “Isn’t the basic right of a man to live is denied by the crossfire?”, the minister replied: “Of …

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