Friday, April 19, 2024

Hand in hand in candlelight vigil

Shahbagh Protests Hand in hand in candlelight vigil People joined a candlelight vigil the protesters held in the Shahbagh crossing by lighting candles across the country on Thursday evening symbolically dispelling the darkness war criminals had cast on the nation. Protesters, after the candlelight vigil, said that they would hold a grand rally at Shahbagh ... Read more

More women join Shahbagh protests

Jahanara Imam’s portrait set up Thousands of women from all walks of life joined the Shahbagh protests, spearheaded by the youths, passing the ninth consecutive day Wednesday, expressing solidarity with the demand for death penalty for war criminals. Protesters instituted a giant portrait of Jahanara Imam, who led people’s court trying war criminals in 1992, about ... Read more

Country stands in silence for 3 minutes

People from all walks of life indoors, at work and on the streets across the country stood in a silence for three minutes as the clock struck four on Tuesday afternoon joining the Shahbagh protests demanding death penalty for all war criminals. People wherever they were observed silence for the three minutes at the call of protesters ... Read more

Tender voice merges with Shahbagh protests

Rally calls for 3-minute silence across country today Tender voice mingled with the mass protests at Shahbagh Square as schoolchildren and college students joined the rally in their thousands on Monday to express their solidarity with the demand for capital punishment for the war criminals of 1971. The seventh day of the unrelenting protest passed ... Read more

PM wants Shahbagh protests not round the clock

The prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, on Monday called upon the protesters at Shahbagh not to continue their protests round the clock blocking the entrances to two big hospitals at the intersection. Presiding over the weekly cabinet meeting, she, however, expressed her solidarity with the Shahbagh protests, demanding maximum punishment for the perpetrators of crimes

BNP asks Shahbagh protesters not to be used as ‘pawns’

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party has expressed hope that the youth movement at Shahbagh Square would encompass the issues of ‘democracy’ and ‘corruption’ apart from their demand for death sentence to all war criminals. The BNP high command in a meeting with party chairperson Khaleda Zia in the chair at her Gulshan office on Monday night took stock of ... Read more

People in other places jump onto bandwagon

Shahbagh Protests People in other places jump onto bandwagon Protests at Shahbagh seeking death penalty for all who have committed crimes against humanity in 1971 passed the sixth consecutive day on Sunday with national cricketers expressing solidarity. Protests spilled over to Chittagong, Rajshahi, Barisal, Rangpur, Mymansingh, Sherpur, Kishoreganj, Sylhet, Chandpur, Brahmanbaria, Bandarban, Dinajpur, Moulvibazar, Sunamganj, ... Read more

Tigers join Shahbagh protest

The members of the Bangladesh national cricket team took their time off on Sunday to join the popular youth protest at the Shahbagh Square demanding death sentence for the war criminals of 1971. Senior cricketers Mushfiqur Rahim, Mashrafee bin Murtaza, Mohammad Ashraful and Abdur Razzak accompanied by top officials of the Bangladesh Cricket Board arrived ... Read more

Human sea wants war criminals hanged

Shahbagh rally calls for nat’l unity People in their thousands continued pouring in ‘Shahbagh Square’ turning the area and its surroundings into a human sea on Friday afternoon, calling for a national unity of political parties, professionals, cultural, students and youth organisations for ensuring death penalty for the war criminals of 1971. They also demanded ... Read more

Thousands pour in for Shahbagh protests

People, mainly students, in their thousands on Thursday continued sitting in at Shahbagh where they have held protests since Tuesday at the imprisonment of Jamaat leader Abdul Quader Molla on war crimes charges and demanded death penalty for Quader Molla and other war criminals. Students of different schools and colleges on Thursday joined in as ... Read more