attacks on bloggers

US hopes for breakthrough in Avijit murder probe

The United States envoy hopes to see a ‘breakthrough’ in the ongoing investigation into the murder case of Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy saying the ‘real culprits’ will hopefully be netted.

April 7, 2016
April 7, 2016

Amnesty urges action to stop attacks on secular activists

Amnesty International today urges the Bangladesh authorities to ensure protection of activists and writers who are under threat.

February 16, 2016
February 16, 2016

US hopes for breakthrough in Avijit murder probe

The United States envoy hopes to see a ‘breakthrough’ in the ongoing investigation into the murder case of Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy saying the ‘real culprits’ will hopefully be netted.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Blogger Rajib murder verdict Thursday

A tribunal in Dhaka sets Thursday to deliver verdict in the blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider murder case. The chief of militant group Ansarullah Bangla Team and seven former students of a private university are the accused in the case.

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

Refusing to succumb to fear

The question we must be asking ourselves now is what this new fear means for our literary and intellectual culture in the bigger picture. It means the demise of whatever we have achieved in the past four and a half decades since our independence.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

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.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

DB to probe attacks on publishers

Detective Branch of police are asked to investigate the recent attacks on publishers and bloggers that killed one and injured three others.