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Bangladesh authorities must conduct prompt, thorough, impartial, and independent investigations into the death of protesters ...

Amnesty 01 Apr 2021
On 28 March, Md Mazharul Islam, the joint-convenor of Bangladesh Chatra Odhikar Parishad, and Nazm Us Sakib, the Secretary of Bangladesh Chatra Odhikar Parishad – Rajshahi University unit, were abducted from their homes by men wearing plainclothes ... Eleos Justice, Monash University.

Bangladesh: Authorities must respect right to peaceful protest following bloody crackdowns

Amnesty 26 Mar 2021
On the same day, police baton-charged and dispersed a peaceful rally organized by several opposition parties in the northern district Rajshahi, arresting at least 10 people including the former Vice President of Rajshahi University Student Union Ragib Ahsan Munna.

Intolerance and a repressive legal regime: A twin threat to freedom of expression

Amnesty 10 Dec 2020
In June, two professors at Rajshahi University and Begum Rokeya University were sacked for their Facebook posts about a deceased ruling party MP. In September, the Dhaka University authorities terminated BNP-linked professor Hasan Morshed Khan for publishing an opinion piece in a national newspaper allegedly distorting history.
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