Buet Student Abrar Death

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”.

January 15, 2020
January 15, 2020

Abrar murder: Decision on charge acceptance Jan 21

A Dhaka court has fixed January 21 for the decision on charge acceptance against 25 accused in connection with the killing of Buet student Abrar Fahad in October last year.

October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019

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”.

October 10, 2019
October 10, 2019

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.

October 10, 2019
October 10, 2019

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.

October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019

BNP expels lawyer for defending Abrar murder accused

BNP has expelled Jatiyatabadi Ainjibi Forum member advocate Morsheda Khatun Shilpi for defending one of the accused in Buet student Abrar Fahad murder case in a court.

October 9, 2019
October 9, 2019

Nobody should be killed for exercising free speech: UN

The United Nations has deplored the killing of young Buet student Abrar Farhad, saying freedom of speech is a human right.

October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019

Actions taken against Abrar’s killers: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says both organisational and administrative actions have been taken against the perpetrators involved in the killing of BUET student Abrar Fahad, reiterating the warning that no wrongdoer will be spared during the period of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina-led government.

October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019

Abrar laid to rest in Kushtia

Buet student Abrar Fahad, who was beaten to death allegedly by Bangladesh Chhatra League activists of the university unit, is buried at his village at Raidanga village in Kumarkhali upazila in Kushtia.

October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019

The Arrestees

After the brutal killing of Buet student Abrar Fahad, police promptly arrested at least 10 suspects.

October 8, 2019
October 8, 2019

Buet student beaten to death: Critical FB post costs him his life?

The bruises on his body speak of the cruelty Abrar Fahad suffered. His hands, legs and back -- injury marks were everywhere.