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Undeterred by violence, students close Dhaka’s roads to demand justice

Dhaka: Thousands of Bangladeshi students have vowed to stay on the streets protesting until their government agrees to demands for improved road safety and justice for those who died in…

  • Julfikar Ali Manik
  • The Canberra Times

Thousands of students paralysed parts of Bangladesh’s capital on Sunday to protest the country’s abysmal road safety conditions.

Parte 2bTeenagers dressed in school uniforms erected checkpoints across the city, forcing the police and government ministers to observe traffic laws that are otherwise poorly enforced.

Shahidul Alam, a well-known photographer and activist who posted a photo on Facebook (below) of his…

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