Movement for safe roads in Bangladesh

Journalist attackers will be punished: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says culprits who attacked journalists will be brought to justice. The minister further said that the medical expenses of all injured journalists in Dhaka have been covered.

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 11, 2018
August 11, 2018

Journalist attackers will be punished: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says culprits who attacked journalists will be brought to justice. The minister further said that the medical expenses of all injured journalists in Dhaka have been covered.

August 7, 2018
August 7, 2018

'Tortured in custody'

Noted photographer Shahidul Alam seemed to be walking with difficulty as policemen held his arms and helped him go in and out of a Dhaka court yesterday. He told his lawyers and family members at the court that he had been tortured in custody.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Cops lob tear shells, charge batons to disperse students at DU

Police lob tear shells, use water cannons and charge batons to disperse a procession brought out by students at Dhaka University campus demanding safe roads and protesting the ongoing attacks on students.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Cops, BCL men disperse protesting students in Ctg

Law enforcers along with the activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) disperse protesting students when they tried to gather in front of Chittagong Press Club for forming a human chain.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

DU, RU students protest attacks on students

Students of both Dhaka University (DU) and Rajshahi University (RU) stages demonstration on their respective campuses condemning the recent attack on students during the safe road demonstration in Dhaka.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Heavy patrols at Bashundhara R/A, cops charging civilians

Law enforcers are seen patrolling Bashundhara Residential Area since this morning inflicting panic among dwellers and passers-by, after intense student protests there yesterday.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

30 cases filed for expired license, invalid papers at Science Lab

Traffic police file at least 30 cases against vehicles at Science Lab intersection in Dhaka for carrying expired licenses or having invalid papers.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

Pounced again

At least nine people including five photojournalists are injured allegedly in BCL attacks in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi and Science Lab areas during student protests demanding safe roads. It was apparently a synchronised attack by police and alleged BCL men on the students, mostly from universities, who took to the streets yesterday protesting the assaults on school children in the capital's Jhigatola area on Saturday.

August 5, 2018
August 5, 2018

Ilias Kanchan: The Tireless Warrior Speaks

In a candid interview, Ilias Kanchan, veteran actor and founder of Nirapad Sarak Chai (We Demand Safe Roads) movement, shares his views on the ongoing student protests demanding safer roads and the initiatives that can be taken to address the situation.