extremism

India's crackdown on Kashmir will spur global Muslim extremism: Imran

India's crackdown on protests and dissent in Kashmir will drive more of the world's Muslims into extremism, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says during a fiery speech in the part of the disputed territory administered by Pakistan.

May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022

Violence in Bangladesh: The picture is disturbing, the wounds are deeper

If Marcellus saw the picture of college students brutalising an innocent man, he would surely have said to Hamlet that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark.

September 14, 2019
September 14, 2019

India's crackdown on Kashmir will spur global Muslim extremism: Imran

India's crackdown on protests and dissent in Kashmir will drive more of the world's Muslims into extremism, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan says during a fiery speech in the part of the disputed territory administered by Pakistan.

November 21, 2018
November 21, 2018

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.

March 14, 2018
March 14, 2018

A logical antidote

Currently, the Bangladesh Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UN Women Bangladesh are jointly drafting a National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (NAP) with a view to implementing the UN Security Council Resolution 1325, which calls for increasing women's participation in efforts to maintain peace and security. The NAP shall aim to ensure women's meaningful participation in the prevention of conflict

November 16, 2017
November 16, 2017

Building awareness against extremism stressed

Speakers stress the need for building public awareness against extremism in the country through the participation of different stakeholders including religious leaders, teachers and NGO activists.

July 13, 2017
July 13, 2017

The ouster of ISIL from Mosul

It is the considered opinion of scholars and observers of terrorism and extremism that the ISIL capture of Mosul was the most significant...

August 4, 2016
August 4, 2016

Avoid tunnel vision in tackling extremism

Our policymakers should appreciate, more importantly acknowledge, that the radicals have made inroads in our midst. The affluent and the educated youths have been targeting those whose minds have been indented enough to be motivated to not only disown the parents but also indulge in suicide attacks.

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.