Anti-rape protesters block Dhaka Shahbagh intersection

Anti-rape protesters block Dhaka Shahbagh intersection



Anti-rape protesters blocked Shahbagh intersection in Dhaka this afternoon, demanding the realisation of their nine-point demand and protesting the attack on Dhaka to Noakhali anti-rape long-march on October 17.

The protesters gathered in front of the national museum around 11:30 am and brought out a procession from there while chanting slogans, reports our staff photographer from the spot.

The procession arrived at Shahbagh intersection around 12pm. The blockade was continuing till the time of filing of this report around 1:20pm.

They also torched several tyres on the roads leading to the intersection.