Union Leaders Attacked During Peaceful Protest in Bangladesh: Calls for Justice and Solidarity

Savar, Dhaka, Bangladesh – A peaceful demonstration in Savar, Dhaka turned violent as Brother Amirul Haque Amin, General Secretary of the National Shop Employees Federation (NSEF), and President of the National Garments Workers Federation (NGWF), was brutally attacked along with his supporters on 29 March 2024. The demonstrators were advocating for Eid bonuses for garment and shop workers in Bangladesh when they were assaulted by a violent group, resulting in injuries to 20 supporters. Head …

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Bangladesh Journalists in International Media Condemn Brutal Attack on Journalist, Demand Justice

New Delhi: The Bangladesh Journalists in International Media (BJIM) strongly denounces the vicious attack on journalist Sabbir Ahmed and urges for enhanced safety measures for journalists in Bangladesh. Sabbir, working as a correspondent for Shomoyer Alo, was savagely assaulted with iron rods and hockey sticks by a group believed to be associated with the Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL), a student organization linked to the ruling Awami League party. The incident occurred on Friday evening in …

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