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TIB: Abrar murder a blow to freedom of expression

  • Published at 05:07 pm October 10th, 2019
Abrar Fahad
Candles lit at Buet Shaheed MInar on Wednesday evening in Memorium of Abrar Fahad, who was killed inside a dormitory of the university, during a demonstration on campus demanding justice Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune

TIB demanded student politics in all the educational institutions, including Buet, be freed from partisan politics

Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) has said the murder of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (Buet) student Abrar Fahad was a blow to the freedom of expression in the country.

In a press statement issued on Thursday, TIB demanded student politics in all the educational institutions, including Buet, be freed from partisan politics.

TIB Executive Director Dr Iftekharuzzaman said: “We want to urge the government to realize that the murder of Abrar is not a seperate incident.”

He also demanded fair investigation into the murder incident and to ensure exemplary punishment of the perpetrators.