Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh (March 05, 2020) Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh Event: The Chattro Student Federation has called for a protest at the Indian High Commission at 1100 today. Police have controlled pedestrians and local vehicular traffic with barricades at the UN circle, and at the Bashtola, and Netunbazar intersections. The U.S. Embassy ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Bangladesh

Location:  Dhaka, other major cities across Bangladesh. Event:  The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is calling for demonstrations Wednesday, October 23, 2019. Local authorities expect gatherings of BNP supporters nationwide.  Further demonstrations are expected until Friday, October 25, 2019.  There is a possibility of some disruption and delays in vehicle and pedestrian traffic throughout Dhaka. Demonstrations may have ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy, Dhaka

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy (Dhaka, Bangladesh) (September 27, 2018)  Location: Dhaka, other major cities across Bangladesh. Event: Local media sources are reporting that both the Awami League (AL) and the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) are planning to hold rallies on Saturday, September 29, 2018. According to media reports, the AL rally will be held ... Read More»

Demonstrations in the Diplomatic Zone

In response to the recent developments regarding the Rohingya population in Myanmar, different political, socio-cultural, and religious organizations have announced plans to conduct demonstrations nationwide with a focus on the Baridhara/Gulshan Diplomatic Zone in Dhaka. Read the full message. (PDF 336KB) PDF Files Require the Free Adobe Acrobat Reader . Read More»

Security Message: Nationwide Strike or Hartal on Wednesday

Jamaat-e-Islami, an Islamist political group, has called for a nationwide dawn-to-dusk hartal on Wednesday, August 31st in reaction to the death sentence announced today of of one of its leaders.  “Dawn-to-dusk” hartals almost always begin at 6:00 a.m. on the day they are called and generally end at 6:00 p.m. on the same day. Read the full message (PDF ... Read More»

Security Message: Demonstration and Rally for July 27 and July 29

The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has called for a demonstration in all metropolitan cities of Bangladesh, including Dhaka, and all upazilla (sub-district) headquarters on Wednesday, July 27 to protest the conviction of its Senior VC Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case. Additionally, Hefazat-e-Islam has called for a rally on Friday, July 29, at the ... Read More»
Show More ∨