Bangladesh quota reform movement

June 4, 2019
June 4, 2019

Quota reform leaders reeling under lawsuits

It is becoming increasingly difficult for quota reform leaders to attend court hearings every month as police are “dillydallying” the submission of probe reports in five cases filed against them over a year ago.

October 7, 2018
October 7, 2018

‘We demanded quota system reformation, not abolishment’

Quota reformists say that their movement was for logical reformation in the civil service quota system, not for total abolishment.

September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018

Toriqul fights thru' pain

As the ambulance stopped in front of the Department of Islamic Studies of Rajshahi University in the morning, a few students rushed towards it.

September 19, 2018
September 19, 2018

Issue gazette notification immediately

Quota reformists yesterday staged a demonstration on Rajshahi University campus demanding immediate gazette notification for bringing reforms to the quota system for civil service jobs.

August 20, 2018
August 20, 2018

Student Protest: 3 more students get bail

Three more students involved with the recent student protest and quota reform movement have been given bail in cases filed with different police stations in Dhaka.

August 20, 2018
August 20, 2018

Bail brings relief, joy

The last 14 days had been excruciating for the family members of Shakhawat Hossain Nijhum.

August 19, 2018
August 19, 2018

Release arrested students: SCBA

The Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) demands release of students detained over recent protests and quota reform movement, withdrawing all cases filed against them.

August 16, 2018
August 16, 2018

Luma placed on 3-day remand over ‘rumours’

A Dhaka court places quota reform leader Lutfur Nahar Luma on a three-day remand in a case filed against her for allegedly spreading rumours on social media and instigating violence during the recent student movement for safe roads.

August 15, 2018
August 15, 2018

Quota reform demo: Eden College student held in Sirajganj

A student of Eden College, also a leader of the quota reform movement, is arrested from her grandfather’s house in Belkuchi upazila of Sirajganj district, police say.

August 13, 2018
August 13, 2018

Tougher quota demo threatened

The quota reformists yesterday threatened the government with tougher agitation if their three-point demand, including unconditional release of their leaders and exemplary punishment of the attackers, is not met by August 31.