Awami League pays homage to martyrs of 21st August Grenade attack

The Bangladesh Awami League has paid rich tributes to the victims of the August 21 grenade attack in 2004.  The leaders led by AL general secretary Obaidul Quader paid the tribute by placing wreaths at a makeshift memorial, built in memory of the victims of the grenade attack, in front of Awami League’s central office ...

All You Need to Know About the 21st August Grenade Attack Case

On 21 August 2004, several military grade grenades were hurled at an Awami League rally in Bangabandhu Avenue, Dhaka. Twenty-four leaders and activists of the Awami League and its associate bodies were killed and over 300 others suffered splinter injuries in the August 21 attack. Among the dead were Ivy Rahman, then Mohila Awami League Chief and...

21 August, 2004: All Hell Broke Loose by State-Sponsored Terrorism

Seventeen years ago on 21st August, the nation was about to burst against the state-sponsored militancy, in the capital. Ironically, shortly after, the anti-militancy protesters themselves became victims of the country’s most gruesome militant attack masterminded by then BNP-Jamaat government. The anti-militancy campaigners in their hundreds ...