Category Archives: VIOLENCE


15 journos hurt at JPC in AL attack

Around 15 journalists were injured when pro-Awami League activists hurled brick chips at them during a demonstration at Jatiya Press Club premises in the capital demanding release of Amar Desh…


People suffer as buses go off city streets

Hundreds of city dwellers suffered moving around the city as most public transports kept off Dhaka streets ahead of tomorrow’s ‘March for Democracy’ called by the BNP-led opposition alliance. The…

The body of police constable Siddhartha Sarker lies in the Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday. — Focusbangla photo

Cop killed in Rajshahi bomb attack

  A police constable died after he along with eight others had became wounded as miscreants exploded several crude bombs into a police car in the Rajshahi city on Thursday…


5 police members hurt in Rajshahi explosion

Five police personnel received severe injuries as the activists of BNP-Jamaat hurled a crude bomb at a police van in the Sohadighir More area of Rajshahi city on Thursday morning….


4-day blockade again from Saturday

The BNP-led 18-party opposition alliance has called a fresh four-day nationwide rail, road, waterways blockade from Saturday morning demanding parliamentary polls under a non-party caretaker government. Nazrul Islam Khan, a…

Hassan Mahbub, driver of bus set fire to by suspected opposition supporters, receiving treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh, on December 10, 2013.

End deadly violence: HRW

Bangladesh’s government should publicly order security forces to avoid using lethal or excessive force when dealing with protesters. The leaders of all political parties, including Jamaat-i-Islami and the Bangladesh Nationalist…

A post office burned down by Jamaat-Shibir activists in Companyganj of Noakhali yesterday. Photo: Focus Bangla

48 blockade, hartal victims had no political link

Zyma Islam and Rafiul Islam None of the 48 people who died and around 400 others injured was affiliated with politics, but they became victims of violence in 26 days…

Lalmonirhat clash

Violence in four districts kills 9

At least nine people were killed in Lalmonirhat, Joypurhat, Lakshmipur and Sylhet districts in violence during a daylong countrywide hartal enforced by the Jamaat-e-Islami yesterday. Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir…