Bangladesh Is Vanishing The Opposition

When the plainclothes police came for Mir Ahmad bin Quasem, they didn’t even give him time to put on his shoes. According to his wife, at around 11 p.m. on Aug. 9, the young lawyer was dragged down the steps of their first-floor apartment in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital, and into an unmarked van. Their two young daughters ran behind, screaming.

ICT-2 Death Sentence of Jamaat Leader Kamaruzzaman Upheld by Supreme Court

Death verdict against Jamaat leader Kamaruzzaman upheld by Appellate Division of Supreme Court Jamaat calls two day countrywide hartal in protest for Tuesday and Wednesday Authorities call family to meet Kamaruzzaman for last time Kamaruzzaman’s lawyer, Shishir Mohammad Manir, seeks visit to client to discuss possibility of mercy petition to President The death sentence against Jamaat Assistant...

Activists of students and youth wing of Awami League held with Bombs and Arms

Leaders of Chattra league and Jubo League, associates of ruling party Bangladesh Awami League, have been detained with petrol bombs and other firearms along with many miscreants at various places of the country including the capital Dhaka. A complaint has arisen that police are releasing them soon after being caught.

Hasina unleashes state-terror

Dhaka: In Bangladesh, opposition 20-party alliance’s non-stop transport blockade, fuelled by numerous grievances of the long suffering public all over the country, has morphed the protest movement into an avalanche of unceasing unrest. In response, the widely unpopular government of Sheikh Hasina has unleashed a state terror, in which police and other forces are actively involved

It will be illegal to hang Kamaruzzaman before written verdict – Mahbub Hossain

Dhaka, 5 November: Khandaker Mahbub Hossain, the defence lawyer of Muhammad Kamaruzzaman said that it will illegal to execute

Kamaruzzaman’s death sentence upheld

Dhaka: The appellate division of Bangladesh Supreme Court had upheld the original death sentence verdict of Muhammad Kamaruzzaman given by International War Crime Tribunal.  This means he could be hanged any day. Meanwhile, Advocate Tazul islam, Lawyer of Mr. Kamaruzzaman told to the media that they are certainly going to file a review petition  against the verdict. A 4 Members appellate bench led...

Million flock to Ghulam Azam’s funeral

Dhaka, 25 October: Veteran Islamic Leader and former Chief of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Professor Ghulam Azam (92) received something a kin to a people’s state funeral. Dhaka became a sea of people and for once the security forces were also in their best of behavior.

Ghulam Azam died aged 91

The veteran Islamic leader and former Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami Professor Ghulam died at Banglabandhu Medical College in Dhaka aged 91. He was days away to celebrate his 92nd birthday. Although not declared by the

RAB killed 800 since creation

18 September: The European Parliament (EP) in a resolution on Thursday urged the Bangladeshi authorities to bring the RAB and Police under law stating that the elite force is responsible for killing 800 people since it’s formation.

Nationwide strike observed

Dhaka, 19 September:  Nationwide strike calledBangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami in protest of unjust verdict against Maolana Delwar Hussain Sayeedi was observed peacefully and sponteniously. Offices were closed and show market or business was conducted on the day. Daily Star, a national daily of the country reported that no motor vehicle apartform paddled