Avijit killing

February 17, 2019
February 17, 2019

Avijit murder: Court extends probe deadline again

Probe report on the case filed over murder of writer and blogger Avijit Roy back in February 2015 is deferred yet once again.

August 22, 2016
August 22, 2016

Cops release video of six suspects

Analysing CCTV footage of last year's Amar Ekushey Book Fair, Dhaka Metropolitan Police claims to have detected six suspected killers of Bangladesh-born US citizen Avijit Roy.

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

DMP publishes videos of ‘Avijit killers’

Dhaka Metropolitan Police publishes seven videos of six suspected killers of writer and blogger Avijit Roy.

June 19, 2016
June 19, 2016

CCTV footage shows ‘killer’ apparently following Avijit: Cops

Prime suspect in bloggers -- Avijit Roy and Niladri Chattopadhyay Niloy – killing case, who was killed in an alleged gunfight today, is seen in CCTV footage when blogger Avijit Roy was killed last...

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Dad was killed for having an opinion: Avijit’s daughter

On the first death anniversary of slain Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy, his stepdaughter Trisha Ahmed recounts the father she remembers and the attack on her parents she is trying to forget.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Cops claim identifying 3 Avijit killers

Police claim to have identified three persons “who directly took part” in the killing of secular writer and blogger Avijit Roy last year. The three are members of banned militant outfit Ansarullah...

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.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

Stall closed at Ekushey book fair for ‘hurting religious sentiments’

Authorities of Amar Ekushey Book Fair in Dhaka close down a book stall on charge of displaying a book that reportedly hurts religious sentiments.

November 7, 2015
November 7, 2015

Blogger killers to be resisted thru’ exemplary punishment: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says actions will be taken against the killers of bloggers and such criminals will be resisted through carrying out exemplary punishment.

November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015

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...