blogger killing

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

‘Shibir man’ held over RU professor killing

A person has been detained in connection with the murder of Prof AFM Reazul Karim Siddiquee, a professor of Rajshahi University.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Professor killing: RU teachers, students continue class boycott

Teachers and students of Rajshahi University have been continuing to boycott classes for the second consecutive day demanding punishment of the killers of Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee.

April 9, 2016
April 9, 2016

Nazim murder: Cops yet to find any clue

Three days into the killing of secular online activist Nazim Uddin Samad, investigators have yet to find out clue to the gruesome murder.

April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016

UN wants Bangladesh to protect secular activists

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has urged the Bangladesh government to take urgent, concerted measures to ensure the protection of all those being...

April 8, 2016
April 8, 2016

Slain secular activist Nazim buried in Sylhet

Slain secular activist Nazim Uddin Samad has been buried at his family graveyard at Baraut village in Bianibazar upazila of Sylhet.

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 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Family voices dismay over probe pace

A year has gone by since the murder of writer-blogger Avijit Roy near Amar Ekushey Book Fair, but police are yet to press charges despite making repeated claims they have identified several people...

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 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

US recognises Bangladesh’s commitment to democracy: Embassy

Bangladesh maintained its broad commitment to democracy which is one of the core values of US government, its Under-Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon has said.

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.