Dipan murder

‘Why can’t law enforcers catch escaped militants?’

Wife of slain publisher Dipan asks as 2 escaped death-row militants still at large after more than 3 months

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Editorial / 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 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.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Engage all political parties to stop such killings: BNP

BNP says the government should engage all political parties to stop recurring of killings like the murder of Faisal Arefin Dipon, owner of a publishing house.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Now criminals safe, people unsafe: Ershad

Concerned over publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan’s murder, Jatiya Party chief HM Ershad says now criminals are safe in the country but common people are becoming unsafe due to the prevailing impunity culture.