Dipan murder

November 20, 2022
November 20, 2022

Dipan murder: 2 death row convicts whisked away from Dhaka court

Two Ansar Al Islam men, who were sentenced to death for killing publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan, were whisked away from the premises of a Dhaka court today.

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

Dipan murder: Charges against 8 JMB men accepted

A Dhaka tribunal takes cognizance of the charges against eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam in connection with the Faisal Arefin Dipan murder case.

November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018

8 ABT militants charged with Dipan murder

Detectives yesterday filed charges against eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam, also known as Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), in connection with the murder of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan in October 2015.

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

Dipan Murder: Sacked major Zia among 8 accused

After a three-year long investigation, police are set to press charges against eight suspects, including sacked army major Syed Ziaul Haq as the mastermind, in the case filed for the murder of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.

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

Crocodile tears won't stop the killings

The former president is not alone in shedding fake tears. He is in good company. Every time a free thinker is murdered, voices are raised to condemn it. But this is quickly followed by silence. And then comes the inevitable oblivion.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Hanif's insensate remarks

We are somewhat assuaged by Mahbubul Alam Hanif's apology for the remarks he had made on the comments of Professor Fazlul Huq, father of late Dipan.

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 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Case filed over attacks on Dipan, Tutul

Razia Rahman, wife of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan, files a murder case with Shahbagh Police Station in connection with the killing of her husband.

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 attacks on publishers and freethinkers.