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‘Tortured in custody’: Shahidul Alam

‘Tortured in custody’ Alleges Shahidul Alam; remanded for seven days Staff correspondent   Daily Star  7 August 2018 Detained photographer Shahidul Alam being taken to court yesterday. Photo: Collected 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. […]

Bashundhara battlefield Students of 2 pvt universities clash with cops, outsiders; at least 40 injured Some alleged ruling party men throw brickbats at East West University students (not seen in the photo) during yesterday’s clash at Aftabnagar in the capital, turning the area into a battlefield. Photo: Star Staff Correspondent     The Daily Star    […]

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Nationwide strikes in August 1988 brought crowds onto the street in demonstrations against Myanmar’s military leadership AFP The nationwide strikes on August 8, 1988, part of broader anti-junta demonstrations, catapulted Aung San Suu Kyi into the spotlight Ko Shell had his teeth knocked out during torture sessions and spent 14 years in six jails, but as […]

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Six victims’ families get $51,200 each Rescue workers are seen at the wreckage of a US-Bangla airplane after it crashed at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on March 12. Reuters/file Star Business Report Families of six Bangladeshi passengers who died in the US-Bangla plane crash in Kathmandu have received $51,200 (Tk 43 lakh) each […]

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The rising force

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The rising force Anisuzzaman | Aug 05, 2018 | Print Edition        The first display of people power this century in Bangladesh was at the Ganajagaran Mancha. While the International Crimes Tribunal was conducting the trial of the killers of 1971 and a few verdicts had been passed, a group of youths spontaneously gathered at Shahbagh, with slogans […]

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Fakhrul, Rizvi, Khasru sued for sedition Prothom Alo English Desk |  Aug 06, 2018      A sedition case has been filed against Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir, senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi and its standing committee member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury on Monday, reports UNB. AB Siddique, president of […]

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Bangladesh captain Sakib al Hasan waves to the crowd at the end of their third and final Twenty20 international match against West Indies at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Sunday. — AFP photo Bangladesh Test and Twenty20 skipper Sakib al Hasan marked his 12 years in international cricket with […]

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How BCL attacks carried out Prothom Alo; Staff Correspondent . Dhaka |  Aug 07, 2018     Several hundred BCL men armed with metal rods, machetes, and sticks attacked the protesting students holding demonstrations for road safety at Dhammondi, Dhaka, on Sunday. The men in helmets, from Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), student wing of ruling Bangladesh Awami […]

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Photographer Shahidul Alam remanded for seven days in ICT case  Arifur Rahman Rabbi and Md Sanaul Islam Tipu August 6th, 2018     Dhaka Tribune Police escort Drik Gallery founder and celebrated photographer Shahidul Alam out of Dhaka Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court after he was remanded in an ICT case on Monday, August 6, 2018 Dhaka […]

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