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    Abrar begged for water, not a drop given

    While Abrar was being brutally beaten before his death, he repeatedly begged for some water to drink but was given even a drop, an accused in the case told journalists yesterday.

  • No to terrorism, communalism

    With the murder of Abrar Fahad fresh in everyone’s minds, agitating students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology yesterday took an oath to resist terrorism and communal forces on the campus.

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    ‘Abrar not allowed to drink water’

    The BCL men, who beat up Buet student Abrar Fahad to death, did not allow him to drink water, says ASM Nazmus Sadat, an accused in the murder case.

  • Buet students vow to uproot terror activities on campus

    Students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) have taken an oath against terror activities on the campus.

  • Students boycott academic activities

    No classes, exams until killers expelled

    Buet students protesting and demanding justice for Abrar Fahad yesterday called off their protests, but declared to boycott their academic activities until the authorities expel the students involved in the killing.

  • Buet VC Professor Dr Saiful Islam

    Where is my failure?

    In the aftermath of the gruesome murder of Abrar Fahad last week, Buet Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Saiful Islam says he thinks he had no failure in handling the situation.

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    Abrar Killing: Robein started the beating

    Mehedi Hasan Robein, just-expelled organising secretary of Buet Chhatra League, in his confessional statement said he first hit Abrar Fahad and then others joined in, leading to the murder on October 7.

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    ‘Abrar beaten as Shibir man’

    Buet student Abrar Fahad was beaten to death suspecting him as an activist of Islami Chhatra Shibir, police says quoting confessional statement of the arrestees.

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    'Abrar killing not linked to any freedom of expression issue'

    Buet student Abrar Fahad killing was not linked to the issues of any freedom of expression, the director general of the foreign ministry’s UN wing says during a meeting with UN Resident Coordinator Mia Seppo.

  • Beat him until he was motionless

    Buet unit Chhatra League leader Anik Sarkar yesterday confessed that he and some other accused kept hitting Abrar Fahad with cricket stumps until he became motionless.

  • Demands met, why continuing protests: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday questioned the justification for continuing the agitation on the Buet campus over the killing of Abrar Fahad after the students’ demands were met by the university authorities.

  • Fathers of 2 suspects devastated

    Fathers of two of the suspects of Abrar killing yesterday said their sons should face the full force of law and demanded a separate investigation into how their meritorious sons got involved in the heinous crime while studying at a prestigious institution like Buet.

  • Education Minister Dipu Moni

    Dipu Moni slams Buet alumni, teachers

    Education Minister Dipu Moni yesterday lambasted the Buet teachers’ and alumni associations, who have been demanding the removal of Vice-Chancellor Prof Saiful Islam following the brutal murder of Abrar Fahad, for not raising their voice earlier.

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    Commentary: It’s culture of impunity that killed Abrar

    Whenever a gross violation of law occurs, such as Abrar’s killing, ruling party leaders sing in chorus “nobody is above the law” and that “law will take its own course.” The truth is there are people above the law in this country, and the law takes its due course only when there is a “green light”.

  • Buet protesters won’t budge

    The protesting Buet students yesterday said the VC has until 2:00pm today to make his stance clear about their demands, or else they would lock down all buildings on campus.

  • Abrar murder an outcome of Buet admin’s apathy: Teachers’ assoc

    The murder of Abrar Fahad is an outcome of apathy and inaction of Buet administration in holding offenders accountable for their acts of repression, the Teachers’ Association of the university has said.

  • Street play on Abrar murder

    The students of different universities have been protesting the gruesome murder of Buet Student Abrar Fahad.

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    Masters students must leave halls within 15 days after exam: DU

    Students who are appearing in masters examination will have to leave their dormitories within fifteen days of completion of their exams, announce the authorities of Dhaka University.

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    Charge-sheet of Abrar murder case soon: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said charge-sheet in Abrar Fahad murder case will be pressed soon. "The law enforcement agencies are working on it and a flawless charge-sheet will be pressed,” the minister said.

  • BCL leader Amit Saha, 2 others held

    Police arrest three people including Chhatra League leader Amit Saha in connection with the brutal murder of Buet student Abrar Fahad.

  • Abrar Killing: Punishment of only killers won’t do

    The killing of Buet student Abrar Fahad is a manifestation of how political parties and their front organisations have been riding on muscle power rather than ideology, eminent citizens said in a statement yesterday.

  • The VC visits Abrar’s grave amid protests

    Buet Vice-chancellor Prof Saiful Islam faced heavy protest from locals when he went to visit Abrar Fahad’s village home in Kushtia yesterday evening.

  • ‘He’s feigning, can be beaten up for two more hours’

    Five to six Chhatra League leaders and activists mainly led the torture of Abrar.

  • UN worried over campus violence

    The United Nations (UN) has expressed grave concern over the pattern of campus violence in Bangladesh that affected and claimed too many lives over the years, with apparent impunity for those bearing responsibility.

  • Ban politics at Buet, punish the killers

    Call for punishing Buet student Abrar Fahad’s killers is getting louder as the alumni of the university and more teachers joined the student agitation, sparked by the brutal murder, yesterday.

  • 3 more Buet students remanded

    Three students of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) are placed on a five-day remand each today in connection with the murder of Abrar Fahad.

  • Friends narrate Abrar's murder

    Abrar’s friends share the horror of his killing with BUET students. To know more how Abrar was killed watch Star Live’s video.

  • Abrar murder: 11 top personalities want exemplary punishment

    The political groups have completely failed to keep students, youths and its activists under their control and its consequences are in front of all.

  • Buet can ban student politics if it wants: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the authorities of Bangladesh university of engineering and technology (Buet) can ban student politics on the campus if the university wants to do it.

  • Buet hall provost resigns

    Muhammad Zafar Iqbal Khan, the provost of Sher-e-Bangla Hall in Buet, has resigned a day after the protesting students demanded his withdrawal over Abrar Fahad killing.