At least 3 officials were injured in a clash at Rajshahi University between Bangladesh Chhatra League, Rajshahi University unit and the Rajshahi City Unit on Thursday.
Online Violence: Weapon of Deeply Rooted Misogyny, Sexism
Every time a woman journalist receives threats of physical and sexual violence, cyber attacks and surveillance, public humiliation, damage to her professional & personal credibility, the driving forces behind these intents are deeply rooted misogyny, sexism and abuse of power.
More people, vehicles on Dhaka roads disobeying lockdown rules
News Desk Despite an alarming spike in Covid-19 deaths in Bangladesh, people continue to defy restrictions on movement as a higher number of people and vehicles were seen on the streets in Dhaka on the 5th day of lockdown enforced…
Myanmar forces kill 82 in single day in city: Reports
At least 82 people were killed in one day in a crackdown by Myanmar security forces on pro-democracy protesters, according to reports.
Cost of Sexual Violence During Communal Riots in India
Delayed, or no, justice and perpetrators’ impunity effectively silence rape and sexual assault survivors of communal violence in India.
8 held, 4k booked over Faridpur violence
Eight men have been arrested and some 3,000-4,000 people booked in connection with the violent clashes between police and locals in Saltha Upazila of Faridpur district on the first day of lockdown, officials said Wednesday.
Violence in city on March 26: Mamunul, 16 others sued
A case has been filed against 17 people including the Hefazat-e-Islam’s Joint Secretary General Mamunul Haque in connection with the clashes and violence in the city’s Baitul Mukarram National Mosque area on March 26.
Injury of local: Faridpur Upazila Parishad, Thana vandalised
A number of offices and houses were vandalised and set on fire by locals in Faridpur’s Saltha Upazila on Monday night after a man was injured in an apparently unprovoked attack by a public servant.
10 people killed as anti-Modi protesters & police-BGB clash
They staged the demonstrations against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh and chanted various slogans against his visit.
2 journos among 27 hurt as BCL attacks anti-Modi protesters
BCL men on Thursday evening attacked anti-Modi protesters at the Dhaka University campus following a torch procession by a group under the banner of Progressive Student Alliance against Modi’s Dhaka visit.
4 killed as police, anti-Modi protesters clash in Hathazari
Four people were killed and at least 20 others were injured as Hefazat-e Islam activists clashed with police in Chattogram’s Hathazari Upazila on Friday afternoon.
35-year-old ‘shot dead’ in Rajshahi over area supremacy
A 35-year man was allegedly shot dead by miscreants over establishing area supremacy at Choumadia Bazar in Bagha Upazila of Rajshahi district on Wednesday night.
20 hurt as village cricket match in Sylhet ends in a clash
At least 20 people were injured in a clash between two groups of people over a cricket match in Bishwanath Upazila of Sylhet.
UN chief profoundly concerned over rising violence against Asians
UNITED NATIONS, March 23 : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday expressed his profound concern over the rise in violence against Asians and people of Asian descent during the COVID-19 pandemic. The world has witnessed horrific deadly attacks, verbal…
Garment worker burned to death in Savar fire
Savar, Mar 13 (UNB) – A garment workers was burned to death in a fire at a house at Nagarchar in Rajphulbaria of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, early Saturday.
Extent of Violence Against Women During Pandemic Exposed
COVID-19 restrictions exposed women and girls to heightened abuse – revealing the conditions in which gender-based violence became the shadow pandemic.
Mushtaq’s death: Fakhrul says it’s a ‘state-sponsored murder’
BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Thursday alleged that the killing of writer Mushtaq Ahmed was “carried out by the state”.
Illegal liquor factory busted in Dhaka, 6 detained
Dhaka, Feb 2 : Six suspects were arrested in Dhaka’s Bhatara and Tejgaon on Monday night for the production and sale of illegally distilled liquor. The arrestees were identified as Montush Chandra Adhikary alias Akash, 35, Redwan Ullah, 35, Sagar…
Partners commit 94pc violence against Rohingya women: IRC
Dhaka, Jan 25 – Some 94 percent of Rohingya women and girls living in Cox’s Bazar who have reported incidents of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) have experienced it at the hands of their partners, new data from the International Rescue Committee…
Death toll from violence in Sudan’s West Darfur rises to 83
CAIRO (UNB/AP) — The death toll from tribal violence between Arabs and non-Arabs in Sudan’s West Darfur province climbed to at least 83, including women and children, a doctor’s union and aid worker said, as sporadic violence continued Sunday.
Culture of Misogyny, Toxic Masculinity Drive Sexual Violence
By Sania Farooqui NEW DELHI, India, Jan 11 2021 (IPS) – In October 2020, Bangladeshi citizens took to the streets, outraged by the reports of gruesome gang rapes and sexual violence that were taking place in the country. According to…
Chaos, violence as pro-Trump mob occupies Congress: 4 killed
Washington, Jan 7 (AP/UNB)- Four people died as supporters of President Donald Trump violently occupied the U.S. Capitol. Washington, D.C., Police Chief Robert Contee said the dead on Wednesday included a woman who was shot by the U.S. Capitol Police,…
Jana Sanghati Samity man shot dead in Rangamati
An activist of Parbatya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samity (PCJSS-MN Larma) was shot dead by some miscreants at Pakuijjachhari in Baghaichhari upazila early Sunday.
Violent clashes in DC after Trump backers’ election protest
After several thousand supporters of President Donald Trump protested the election results and marched to the Supreme Court, nighttime clashes with counterdemonstrators led to fistfights, at least one stabbing and more than 20 arrests.
Mob kills, burns man for ‘dishonouring Quran’ in Lalmonirhat
A rabid and belligerent beat a young man to death and burned his body in Lalmonirhat’s Patgram upazila accusing him of ‘disrespecting the Quran’ on Thursday.
Youth killed in Chandpur poll violence; BNP candidate quits
Chandpur, Oct 10 – A youth was killed in a clash outside a polling station in Chandpur during the municipal election held there on Saturday.
Tensions high at Rohingya camps after violence
Cox’s Bazar, Oct 08 – Tensions heightened at Cox’s Bazar Rohingya camps following a fierce clash at Ukhiya camp on Tuesday that left four people dead.
BNP candidate Salahuddin escapes unhurt from attack at Demra
A vehicle carrying BNP candidate in Dhaka-5 by-polls Salahuddin Ahmed came under attack in the city’s Demra area reportedly by ruling party activists on Wednesday.
FFs, journos among 20 hurt in Chittagong attack
Twenty people including 10 journalists, a number of freedom fighters and some activists of Muktijoddha Sangshad Sontan Command, were injured in an attack by some miscreants in front of Chattogram Press Club here on Monday.
Sri Lanka has Escalation of Violence During COVID-19 Lockdown
By Mantoe Phakathi MBABANE, Aug 19 2020 (IPS) – The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in the escalation of violence against women and children in Sri Lanka.