Blogger killings

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 year.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

Red alert at land, airports to arrest 6 ABT men

Authorities issue a red alert at the airports and land ports in the country to prevent the six alleged Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) men from leaving the country.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

PM warns against recurrence of killings

Strongly denouncing the recent killings, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says she does not want such incidents to happen anymore in the country.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

IS claim of RU teacher killing baseless: DMP official

The claim of militant group Islamic State (IS) that it carried out the attack on Prof AFM Rezaul Karim Siddiquee is baseless, a top official of Dhaka Metropolitan Police said.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

EP worried over rights situation

A European Parliament (EP) delegation has expressed concern over the human rights situation in Bangladesh, and called for an impartial investigation into all the cases of blogger killings.

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

Rajiv killing verdict

We are relieved that the Rajiv killing case has been brought to a conclusion in fairly quick time.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Gonojagoron Mancha rejects verdict, calls for protest

The Gonojagoron Mancha rejects the verdict handed for February 2013 murder of blogger Rajib Haider and called for protests.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

It must be stopped

Emboldened by the government's lack of action, the extremists will eventually expand their attacks on liberals, politicians, journalists, writers and anyone who disagrees with their views and approach.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Dipan’s father believes in ‘ideology of killers’: Hanif

Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahabubul Alam Hanif comes down heavily on Prof Abul Qashem Fazlul Huq for not seeking trial of the killers of his son publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Ansarullah behind attacks, DMP suspects

Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Joint Commissioner Monirul Islam suspected that banned Islamist outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team is responsible for yesterday’s attacks on two publishers.