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  • CPJ lauds arrest of Tutul 'attacker'

    The Committee to Protect Journalists praises the arrest of a suspect who took part in the killing attempt on publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul last year.

  • 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.

  • UN condemns attacks on bloggers, publishers

    The UN strongly condemns the continuing violent attacks against bloggers and publishers in Bangladesh and urged the government to take urgent measures to protect the ones being threatened by extremists.

  • Gonojagoron Mancha to hold solidarity rally tomorrow

    Police stop Gonojagoron Mancha’s token coffin march to the home ministry, brought out in protest to the killings of free thinkers and a publisher, near Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka.

  • ‘I feel insecure, like I felt in 1971’

    Four days into the murder of publisher Dipan, his father Prof Abul Quasem Fazlul Huq says he feels insecure as he had felt during the nine months of Bangladesh’s 1971 Liberation War.

  • 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.

  • Attacks on publishers: Protests continue at DU

    Dhaka University teachers and students along with people from different walks of life continue their demonstrations on Dhaka University campus protesting the recent attacks on publishers and bloggers that killed one and injured three others.

  • It must be stopped

    Emboldened by the government's lack of action, the extremists will eventually expand their attacks on liberals, politicians, journalists, writers and anyone who disagrees with their views and approach.

  • DU teachers, students protest attacks on publishers, bloggers

    Teachers and students of Dhaka University form a human chain in front of the Arts Building protesting attacks on publishers and bloggers that killed one and injured three others.