Lady Justice reinstalled - The Daily Star

The statue of the Lady Justice being reinstalled in front of the Annex Building of the SC around 12:30am today. Photo: collected. Staff Correspondent. The statue of Lady Justice, which was taken down early Friday, was reinstalled last night in front of ...

Lady Justice statue re-erected on Supreme Court premises - Dhaka Tribune

Just a day after being removed from in front of the Supreme Court, the statue of Lady Justice was reinstalled before the annex building of the apex court late Saturday night. Mrinal Haque, the sculptor of the blindfolded and sari-clad figure of a woman ...

The sculpture being installed in front of SC Annex Building - Prothom Alo (English)

The sculpture being reinstalled in front of the Annex Building of the Supreme Court on Saturday night. Photo: Hasan RajaThe much-talked-about sculpture is being reinstalled in front of the Annex Building of the Supreme Court. Workers began the ...

Cops' mission impossible - The Daily Star

A handful of unarmed protesters hold a banner in front of a police barricade while the law enforcers use water cannon on them. Yet, police deemed it fit to arrest at least one of them, marked in red, and charge him with “attempt to kill policemen” and ...

Statue of Lady Justice being reinstalled - The Daily Star

The statue of Lady Justice is being reinstalled in front of the annex building of the Supreme Court in Dhaka. Some workers lifting the statue of Lady Justice to reinstall in front of the annex building of the Supreme Court in Dhaka on Saturday, May 27 ...

Statue of woman removed from Bangladesh's Supreme Court - Pakistan Today

DHAKA: Under pressure from Islamic hard-liners, the Bangladeshi authorities in the predawn hours on Friday swiftly and quietly removed a sculpture of a woman personifying justice from outside the country's Supreme Court building. The statue had been ...

SC statue removal: Police start case against protesters - Bangladesh News 24 hours

Police have brought charges of attempted murder and obstructions to government duty against protesters opposing the removal of a statue from the Supreme Court premises. Four of the protesters arrested in the case were produced on Saturday before a ...

Ministers Obaidul Quader, Anisul Huq defend relocation of Lady Justice statue - Bangladesh News 24 hours

After the removal of the Lady Justice statue from the Supreme Court premises, a cabinet member has said no sculptures built in the spirit of the Liberation War will be removed while his colleague said the relocation respected all the religions ...

4 protesters land in jail - Prothom Alo (English)

statue .A court here on Saturday sent four people, arrested during protests against the removal of the statue of Greek goddess from the Supreme Court premises, to jail in a case filed for attempting to kill police and obstructing them from performing ...

This was no 'statue': Law minister - Prothom Alo (English)

Law minister Anisul HuqThe removal of the statue from the Supreme Court premises has been a display of respect towards Islam and all other religions, said the law minister, Anisul Huq. He said, “This is not a statue of Themis. In that case, this is not ...

Govt removes SC statue before Ramadan as planned - Prothom Alo (English)

Government removed the statue before Ramadan as planned. Photo: Sajid Hossain The government had wanted to remove the statue of Themis from the Supreme Court before Ramadan started, said both government and Awami League (AL) sources.

Lady Justice statue removed from Bangladesh court complex - New Zealand Herald

NEW DELHI (AP) " A statue of Lady Justice was removed from Bangladesh's Supreme Court premises under tight security after Islamist hard-liners pressed for its removal, the sculptor said Friday. The statue of a woman holding a scale and sword in her ...

Supreme Court statue removal: 150 protesters charged with attempted murder - Dhaka Tribune

Police have brought attempted murder charges against a number of people who protested the removal of a statue from the Supreme Court premises. Shahbagh police's OC Abul Hossain told the Dhaka Tribune that the case, filed Friday night, named four ...

CJ yet to decide about Lady Justice statue - The Daily Star

Some workers taking down the statue of Lady Justice on the Supreme Court premises.during the early hours of Friday, May 26, 2017. Photo: Anisur Rahman. Star Online Report. Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha is yet to decide about the fate of the statue ...

Bangladesh's religious establishment, Islamist groups remove Lady Justices statue - Pakistan Today

A statue of Lady Justice has been removed from the supreme court building in the Bangladeshi capital after objections from Islamist groups. The sculpture, by the local artist Mrinal Haque, was installed in front of the court in December, and depicts a ...

Removal of statue: 4 protesters shown arrested - The Daily Star

Police arrest activists protesting removal of the statue of Lady Justice from the Supreme Court premises on May 26, 2017. Photo: Palash Khan. Star Online Report. Four persons, who were picked up while protesting the removal of the statue of Lady ...

Islamists Demand Removal of Greek Goddess Statue in Front of Bangladesh Supreme Court - Breitbart News

Authorities in Bangladesh have removed a statue located in Dhaka from the public square after an Islamist outcry over its presence. The statue was a sculpture of the Greek goddess of divine order, Themis, wearing a sari and placed outside Bangladesh's ...

The Legacy of Bangladesh's Liberation Is Under Grave Threat - The Wire

Dissenting voices are being hemmed in from both sides, fearing attacks by militant groups and retribution by state forces for speaking up. A statue of lady justice, outside the Bangladesh Supreme Court, now removed by the government after extremist ...

Controversial Statue of Greek Goddess Removed from Supreme Court in Dhaka - Latin American Herald Tribune

DHAKA – Bangladeshi authorities removed on Friday a statue depicting the Greek goddess of Justice from the Supreme Court complex in the country's capital, following widespread outcry by Islamists, who condemned it as un-Islamic. At least six protesters ...

BD removes 'un-Islamic' statue after protests - The Nation

DHAKA : Violent protests broke out Friday in Bangladesh over the removal of a controversial justice statue deemed "un-Islamic" by religious hardliners from outside the Supreme Court, a move its creator said marked a victory for Islamists. Police fired ...