Bangladesh safe roads demand

March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019

Suprobhat Paribahan asked to pay Tk 10 lakh to Abrar’s family

The High Court has directed Suprobhat Paribahan to give Tk 10 lakh in seven days to the family of Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury, who was run over by a bus of the transport group.

August 20, 2018
August 20, 2018

Victims of arbitrary arrests, say students

Thirteen more university students, who were arrested post the student movement demanding safe roads earlier this month, are released from jail. They say, they have been made victims of arbitrary arrests.

August 18, 2018
August 18, 2018

Another held over ‘spreading rumours’ on Facebook

Law enforcers from Cyber Security and Crime Division of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) arrest a youth over his alleged involvement in spreading rumours and inciting violence through his Facebook account during the recent student movement for safe roads.

August 17, 2018
August 17, 2018

Road Safety Protest: Bail still eludes 22 students

For the entire two hours in the courtroom, Masad Mortuza Bin Ahad remained silent, even when the magistrate asked him some questions. He gave only blank looks, as he sat on a chair placed in the dock.

August 16, 2018
August 16, 2018

'Spreading Rumours': 3 more students held under sec 57

Three more students were arrested yesterday, in the latest actions against quota and road safety protesters, although police have yet to arrest any of the thugs who attacked demonstrators and journalists during the protests.

August 12, 2018
August 12, 2018

Journalists to lay siege to home ministry

Journalists yesterday said they would lay siege to the home ministry on Thursday demanding arrest of those who assaulted journalists during the student demonstration for safe roads.

August 11, 2018
August 11, 2018

Revision of proposed Road Transport Act demanded

Road Safety Foundation, a nongovernment organisation working for road safety, demands the draft of Road Transport Act-2018 should be revised in light with the recommendations of the previous road transport draft 2008.

August 10, 2018
August 10, 2018

Road Safety Protest: No bail for 22 pvt univ students

A Dhaka court yesterday denied bail to the 22 private university students who were arrested in two separate cases filed over vandalism and attacks on policemen during the road safety movement.

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

Stop violence on protesters, journalists

The European Union has called for an immediate end to “disproportionate violence” against peaceful student protesters and journalists. It also demanded an investigation for holding the perpetrators accountable.

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

37 students released from police custody

Police have released 37 students, who were detained during student protest yesterday, into the custody of their parents.