Nationwide Strike

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Dhaka, Bangladesh August 2013

Bangladeshi people ride on the motorcycle during a nationwide strike called by Islamist political party Bangladesh Jammat e Islami to protest cancellation of its registration, in Dhaka on August 14, 2013. One man died as police and supporters of Bangladesh’s Islamist party clashed in the capital during a strike called by the group.

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Dhaka Turns Battleground

Several hundred thousand supporters of the conservative Hefazat-e-Islami group, which is based on traditional madras’s religious schools, launched their protest on Sunday 05 May, 2013.  When they blocked several key roads into the city and clashed with police in the central Dhaka several of their supporters were killed and many more were critical injured during their clash with police. Hefajat-e Islami Bangladesh protests continue demanding a new blasphemy law include their 13 point.

The opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), the country’s main Islamic party, claims that hundreds of people were killed when the police broke up the protests. The police, meanwhile, have counted 38 dead so far, and said dozens more were being treated in local hospitals. They also announced the arrest of 194 Hefajat-e-Islam activists.

 

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Savar Tragedy Victims | Bangladesh

Pakhi Begum 25, lost both of her legs in the Rana Plaza building collapse. Pakhi works as a machine operator on the fifth floor of the nine-storey building when it collapsed in April 24, 2013. Her legs trapping under the concrete bar, her husband Jahangir Alam 30, and her two daughters said, we are very happy to see her alive, when lots of people were either missing or dead. Several injured victims like Pakhi they are admitted in Savar and Dhaka different hospital for the treatment here is some critical patient who are admitted at Enam Medical College and Hospital in Savar.

Reports state that the death toll rose over 540 ( update 4 May, 2013)  and many more still missing, according to a senior military official leading rescue operations at the spot. 52 bodies were recovered on 03 May 2013 after the eight-storey building Rana Plaza housed mostly garment factories which collapsed on 24 April 2013.

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Bangladesh’s garment industry has grown rapidly during the last decade. The Ready Made Garment, RMG, sector contributes 76% of the total export earning of Bangladesh. Recently an eight-story block housing factories and a shopping center on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka collapsed on April 24 morning killing at least 430 more ( update, 2 May 2013) people. Rescuers fear the death toll may rise significantly. Local citizen, fire fighters, army personnel,police, volunteers joined  to rescue them. A number of workers  garment factories in Savar alleged that they were forced to work in the morning. Most of the victims who have been rescued from under the debris in the afternoon are dead. The injured and dead victims were rushed at Enam Medical College and Hospital in Savar to hand over victims’ relatives for burial.

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Dozens Killed in Savar Building Collapse

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April 24, 2013 – Dhaka, Bangladesh – A garment worker lies trapped in the rubble. At least 124 people have been killed and many more are feared trapped after an eight-storey building collapsed in the Savar area on the outskirts of the capital, government officials say. (Credit Image: © Monirul Alam/ZUMAPRESS.com)

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April 24, 2013 – Dhaka, Bangladesh – The daughter of a woman killed in the collapse mourns over her body. At least 124 people have been killed and many more are feared trapped after an eight-storey building collapsed in the Savar area on the outskirts of the capital, government officials say. (Credit Image: © Monirul Alam/ZUMAPRESS.com)

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Protests Over Child’s Killing In Bangladesh

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Jan. 20, 2013 – Dhaka, Bangladesh – A group of local residents hold a protest rally in Dhaka on Sunday to demand trial against those responsible for the death of a 10-year-old girl found raped and killed. According to local media reports, 10-year-old Ritu Akter, missing since Monday, was found dead in the bathroom of a commercial building at Topkhana in the capital on Saturday. © Monirul Alam

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Youth Protest against the death in Bangladesh

DEC 16 2012-Dhaka, Bangladesh-  Bangladeshi youth protest against the deaths of the garments workers in the Ashulia fire in Dhaka on Sunday  16 December. Reports state that more than 100 people were killed after a devastating fire took place at Tazreen Fashions Limited garments factory at Nischintapur, in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, late on 24 November 2012. © Monirul Alam
DEC 16 2012-Dhaka, Bangladesh- Bangladeshi youth protest against the deaths of the garments workers in the Ashulia fire in Dhaka on Sunday 16 December. Reports state that more than 100 people were killed after a devastating fire took place at Tazreen Fashions Limited garments factory at Nischintapur, in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh, late on 24 November 2012. © Monirul Alam

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Prothom Alo Publication August 2012

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A group of Dhaka University students take part in  a protest rally at Shahbag intersection in the capital demanding trail of the bus driver whose reckless driving killed Towhid Zaman,a second-year student of International relations department of the University.

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High Profile Criminal Killed in Dhaka Gunfight

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04 July 2012 Dhaka. Bangladesh- Bangladeshi Police recover two dead bodies form the spot at midnight. Top listed criminal “ Dakat” Shahid and one his accomplices were killed in a gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion at Luxmibazar in Old Dhak last night ( 03 July) Rab’s Legal and Media Wing Director Commander M Sohail told meida. Shahid was accused in 18 cases, including six for murder, according to Rab. © Monirul Alam

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