Students Protest Turn Violence in Bangladesh

© Monirul Alam

Police have charged with batons and arrested to disperse hundreds of students of Jagannath University blocking streets near the Topkhan road on September 25, 2011. Hundreds of university students staged a demonstration on Sunday demanding the scrapping of a clause in the Jagannath University Act, 2005, which deems the institution ineligible of receiving government funding,  media reported. Dhaka, September 2011. © Monirul Alam

R=Picture update June-2011

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BNP Protest:
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