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Today's Gallery (2017.05.13)

mindless act

Influential traders pile up sand on the Shitalakkhya near the Sultana Kamal Bridge in the capital's Demra. This mindless act of traders is narrowing the river's channel as the authorities seem oblivious to the encroachment of the river. The photo was taken on Wednesday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

busy highway

People wait to cross the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in BSCIC industrial area of Narayanganj. The area houses a large number of factories, and workers every day jaywalk, running the risk of getting hit on the busy highway. Commuters say several footbridges should be built there to avert accidents. Photo: Anisur Rahman

hok protibad

Students, cultural activists, journalists and civil society members under the banner of “Hok Protibad” demand exemplary punishment for all the rapists, especially of the two university students who were allegedly raped in the capital's Banani recently, at a human chain in front of Jatiya Press Club in the capital yesterday. Photo: Star

demanding death penalty

Gonojagoron Mancha does the same at Shahbagh, with a participant holding a symbolic noose demanding death penalty for rapists. Photo: Star