Ananta Bijoy Das

Neither 'isolated' nor tolerable

The politics of manipulating the religion card and the denial of responsibility of the state to ensure citizens' basic rights have put the country in a situation, from where there is no...

August 28, 2015
August 28, 2015

2 Ananta murder suspects on 7-day remand

A Sylhet court places two people on a seven-day remand in connection with the killing of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das.

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

Blogger killings: 'Mastermind' held in Dhaka

Law enforcers claim to have arrested three militants of Ansarullah Bangla Team from Dhaka including the mastermind of Avijit Roy and Ananta Bijoy killings.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

DB takes over Niloy murder probe

DB takes over charge of blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay Niloy’s murder probe from police, three days after the killing.

August 8, 2015
August 8, 2015

Failure to stop bloggers' killers frustrates people

With the fifth murder of a blogger spreading a wave of frustration among the general public, The Daily Star talked to people on the Dhaka University campus today to know what they were thinking...

August 8, 2015
August 8, 2015

Opinion: Niloy murder shows the hole again

The government’s image as a secular, progressive and anti-militant political force has been greatly damaged by such killings and the government should look at itself in the mirror to see if this is...

June 3, 2015
June 3, 2015

Taslima Nasreen flees to US after death threats

Award winning Bangladeshi writer and human rights activist Taslima Nasreen flees from India to the US after she was named as an al-Qaeda murder target

June 2, 2015
June 2, 2015

Taslima Nasreen moved to US amid death threats: CFI

Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen moved to United States by the Center for Inquiry (CFI), New York-based advocacy group, which says that she received death threats, reports The Huffington Post.

May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015

Zafar Iqbal's tribute to Ananta

Eminent writer Professor Zafar Iqbal writes a note as a tribute to murdered blogger Ananta Bijoy Das.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

UN experts condemn bloggers' killings

Condemning recent killings of bloggers in Bangladesh, UN human rights experts warn that it is an alarming signal of deterioration of the space for freedom of expression.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

Profile of slain bloggers Ananta, Avijit, Oyasiqur, Rajib

The four bloggers, Ananta, Avijit, Oyasiqur and Rajib who were hacked to death in Bangladesh since 2013 are profiled here by The BBC and The Daily Star.