'None will be spared': students fear reprisals over Bangladesh unrest

'None will be spared': students fear reprisals over Bangladesh unrest

As protests subside, authorities are using onerous digital laws to target demonstrators

The list began spreading from phone to phone on Saturday, just as police were starting to fire teargas and rubber bullets at protesters in Dhaka demonstrating for safer roads.

“Please pass these addresses to trusted people through Messenger or text message,” it read. Names, phone numbers and locations were listed: sanctuaries for students fleeing a police crackdown.

Related: Unrest in Bangladesh as student road safety protests turn violent

Related: The dysfunctional megacity: why Dhaka is bursting at the sewers

Continue reading…

7
Like
Save

Comments

Comments are disabled for this post.