Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Dhaka University Update

The incident at Dhaka University is becoming alarming. Here are some updates (as of 2 PM) from various media and internet sources:

1. More clashes today with police and students.

2. Two more universities (Jagannath and Jahangir Nagore) join in the protest.

3. Jahangir Nagar University students blocked Dhaka-Aricha highway.

4. An army van was burnt by students near Shahbag.

5. Soldier who sparked this protest has been withdrawn from the camp.

6. Students during protest burnt effigy of General Moyeen.

7. Dhaka University Teachers' Association has sided with students and demanded withdrawal of army camp from campus by tomorrow noon.

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