Police officers stand guard in front of the Bangladesh High Court building in Dhaka. Photo: EPA-EFE
Police officers stand guard in front of the Bangladesh High Court building in Dhaka. Photo: EPA-EFE
Bangladesh

Bangladesh sentences 20 students to death for murder of man who criticised government

  • Abrar Fahad, 21, was found dead hours after writing a Facebook post slamming Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for signing a water-sharing deal with India
  • The students, aged between 20 and 22, all attended the elite Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Another five got life sentences

Topic |   Bangladesh
Police officers stand guard in front of the Bangladesh High Court building in Dhaka. Photo: EPA-EFE
Police officers stand guard in front of the Bangladesh High Court building in Dhaka. Photo: EPA-EFE
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