extremism

Women and violent extremism

Studies of some 30 countries in the Middle East, Africa, South and East Asia show that an overwhelming majority of women in these countries are victims of violent extremism and terrorism.

July 16, 2016
July 16, 2016

Causes of extremism in Bangladesh

I read the article 'When kids become monsters' with interest published in TDS on July 5, 2016. The narration was correct and interesting.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Extremism and the bamboo brigade

Of late we have seen pictures of the police handing over bamboo sticks to groups of people in various districts ostensibly for the purpose of combating militancy and extremism in the country.

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Extremists are spreading their tentacles

We are completely dumbfounded by the killing of police officer Babul Akter's wife Mahmuda Khanam Mitu in front of her six-years-old son.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

‘Shibir leader’ held in Pabna Hindu ashram volunteer killing

Police pick up an alleged Shibir leader in suspicion of his involvement with the killing of a volunteer of a Hindu ashram in Pabna.

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Read the extremists threat correctly

The government must realise that it is against heavy odds, that it faces an organised group that is well led both at the strategic and tactical level as evident from the recent conduct of the...

June 9, 2016
June 9, 2016

Concern over extremism, shrinking of political space

Terming political situation in Bangladesh worrying, members of the European Parliament (EP) called for dialogue between democratic parties of the country to reach a political consensus, and for...

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

RECENT KILLINGS TARNISH BANGLADESH’S TOLERANT IMAGE

Not only the European Union, but the rest of the world is also beginning to express concern about the spate of killings by extremists in Bangladesh over the last three years.

May 17, 2016
May 17, 2016

All-out help in fighting terrorism

Washington yesterday reassured Dhaka about extending all-out assistance in countering violent extremism and terrorism before it took root in Bangladesh.

May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

US, India and Bangladesh extremism

The matter is compounded further when one of the two happens to be the main protagonist of the current global war on terror and whose policy of fighting that war stemmed from the most injudicious,...

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Bangladesh, US and India to fight terrorism jointly: Bernicat

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat says the US, Bangladesh and India will join efforts in countering violent extremism and terrorism.