Avijit Roy

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

Avijit murder: FBI reports soon

Examination of the 11 evidence, which were collected from the crime scene of blogger Avijit murder and sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), have been completed, Additional...

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Book fair: Cops to provide spl security to writers, bloggers

Law enforcers will provide “special security” to writers, bloggers and visitors at the Ekushey Book Fair if they ask for it, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police says.

January 30, 2016
January 30, 2016

Avijit murder: Light was inadequate, cops say

Police say the road in front of Bangla Academy where blogger Avijit Roy was killed last year was not adequately lit.

December 2, 2015
December 2, 2015

'Save voices of Bangladeshi free thinkers'

Rafida Ahmed Banya, the widow of Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy, urges the international community to come forward to help save the voices of Bangladeshi journalists, writers, bloggers,...

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...

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Watch: Paris street temporarily 'renamed' after blogger Avijit

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) temporarily labels the street name in front of Bangladesh Embassy in Paris after slain Bangladeshi-American secular activist and blogger Avijit Roy marking the...

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

CPJ condemns attacks on liberal minds

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned Saturday’s separate attacks that killed publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan and injured another publisher Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury Tutul.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Opinion: Remedy begins from admitting problem; not denying it

It’s time the government should admit to itself that whatever measures it had taken or not taken to uproot militancy, is not working or working in a very limited way. The government cannot gain...