Movement for safe roads in Bangladesh | The Daily Star
  • University students walk out of jail

    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.

  • Justice for Journalist attackers

    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.

  • '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.

  • Movement for safe roads

    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.

  • Student Protest for Safe Roads

    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.

  • recent attack on students

    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.

  • Heavy patrols at Baridhara

    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.

  • traffic sergeant checking license

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Dhaka-Chittagong highway block

    Transport workers stage demo on Dhaka-Ctg highway

    Transport workers in Chittagong block the Dhaka-Chittagong highway for two hours and attack drivers plying vehicles following the recent suspension on plying of public transports called by the bus owners and workers in different districts.

  • Protesting university students attacked

    Protesting university students attacked on Green Road

    A group of miscreants attack students of University of Asia Pacific who took position on the road opposite to Green Super Market expressing solidarity with school students demanding safer roads since July 29.

  • Obaidul Quader says about Anti-government movement in Bangladesh

    Evil political forces infiltrating student protest

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader yesterday alleged that evil political forces are infiltrating the students' peaceful movement.

  • Student Protest for Safe Roads

    4 Daily Star journalists assaulted

    Police and alleged BCL men beat up three journalists of The Daily Star and molested another in the capital's Jhigatola yesterday afternoon.

  • Student Protest for Safe Roads

    Ball is now in govt's court

    Road-wise, Bangladesh remained a student republic for the last seven days. It's about time it went back to what it is: a people's republic.

  • Demanding Justice for Safe Road

    Students continue demo outside Dhaka

    Students across the country have been continuing their demonstration demanding safe roads.

  • PBI chief’s driver show expired licence

    Students halt PBI chief’s car, driver sued for expired licence

    The protesting students halt the vehicle of the Chief of Bangladesh Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) at Science Lab intersection in Dhaka and find licence of his driver expired.

  • DMP Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia

    Police to go tough if road safety demo turns unruly

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia last night claimed a vested quarter infiltrated into students' road safety movement and police will take legal actions if the infiltrators create anarchy.