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 immediate return.

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 the image it is happy with.

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.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

Case filed over Ananta murder

Case filed accusing four anonymous assailants over brutal killing of writer and blogger Ananta Bijoy. No one arrested until now.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

Killing of blogger Ananta blow to free speech: HRW

The killing of secular blogger Ananta Bijoy Das is part of an alarming trend of violent intolerance toward freedom of religion and speech in Bangladesh, Human Rights Watch says.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

Another Blogger Murdered

ANOTHER gruesome assassination of blogger and an organiser of local Gonojagoron Mancha, Ananta Bijoy Das in Sylhet illustrates that the systematic killing of free thinkers is still on the extremist agenda.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

The system redux

THEY had pink in common. The girl in my office and the girl in the newspaper picture both were wearing pink.