blogger Ananta Bijoy Das

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.

September 10, 2015
September 10, 2015

Ansarullah chief, 2 more held over Avijit, Ananta murder: Rab

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims to arrest three members of Ansarullah Bangla Team including its chief in Dhaka for their alleged involvement in the killing of bloggers Ananta Bijoy Das and Avijit Roy.

August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015

Witness identifies blogger Niloy’s killer, cops say

A witness identifies one of the four suspects held in connection with blogger Niloy murder, confirming that he took part in the August 7 grisly killing at Goran neighbourhood in Dhaka, cops say.

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Journo remanded over Ananta murder

A Sylhet court places a photojournalist on a seven-day remand in a case filed over the killing of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das.

May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015

Blogger murders worry 150 authors including Rushdie

Leading authors, including Salman Rushdie and fellow Booker prize winners Margaret Atwood and Yann Martell, call on Bangladesh's government to put an end to a spate of deadly attacks on atheist bloggers.

May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015

Online writers and activists must be protected

THE serial killing of bloggers in Bangladesh, with little development as far as catching and punishing the assassins are concerned, has compelled the Human Rights Forum (Bangladesh) to call upon the government to provide protection to online writers/activists, many of them still on the hit-list of religious extremists.

May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015

Bloggers die young (video)

It is hard to believe that a group of writers are in mortal danger in the country now just for expressing their opinions. But that’s the truth.

May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015

Has the country turned into a killing ground for free thinkers?

If one analyses why criminality and corruption are so pervasive in the society, the first and foremost answer would be the impunity enjoyed by the perpetrators.

May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

“TARGETING FREE THINKERS”

In just over two years, Bangladesh has lost five dynamic, assertive, free thinkers to gruesome acts of deliberate violence.

May 12, 2015
May 12, 2015

UK, EU condemn blogger Ananta murder

United Kingdom and European Union have strongly condemned the brutal murder of Ananta Bijoy Das, blogger and organiser of local Gonojagoron Mancha in Sylhet.

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