Avijit killing

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...

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

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...

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Analysis: Distasteful comments

Should we call them unthinking or distasteful or outcome of politics overpowering ethics, tastes and values? Yes, we are talking about what the politicians and ministers are saying about the recent...

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Attacks on Avijit’s publishers are isolated incidents: Kamal

A day after the attacks on two publishers of slain blogger Avijit Roy, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says such attacks are isolated incidents and not new in Bangladesh.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Father’s fear came true

Prof Abul Kashem Fazlul Haque feared for his son when he heard of the attack on Avijit Roy’s publisher Ahmedur Rashid Tutul.

October 31, 2015
October 31, 2015

Publisher killed in second attack in a day

Publisher of Jagriti Prokashony is stabbed dead at his Shahbagh office shortly after assailants knifed another publisher of books written by slain blogger Avijit Roy along with two bloggers at his...

September 16, 2015
September 16, 2015

Avijit killing: Farabi on fresh remand

Shafiur Rahman Farabi, the lone arrestee in the blogger-writer Avijit Roy murder case, is placed in fresh remand for two more days.