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.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Intolerance continues to kill

The motive behind the horrid murder of Shahidullah, a 'Pir' in Rajshahi, is unknown but the way unidentified assailants killed him bears the hallmark of extremists who have been behind...

May 7, 2016
May 7, 2016

A ‘productive’ Bangladesh trip: Nisha Biswal

US Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs Nisha Desai Biswal says that she has had a “productive” Bangladesh trip taking forward bilateral cooperation on countering...

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Terror cell 'unfazed' by earlier arrests

Around the time that Singapore announced in January the arrest and deportation of 27 radicalised Bangladeshis under the Internal Security Act (ISA), S-Pass holder Rahman Mizanur, 31, came up with...

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Stand against violent acts of extremists

The European Parliament delegation for South Asia has called on the government, political parties and civil society members to

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Enemy of none, lover of sitar

He was a sitar player. ...

April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016

PM renews call for greater unity of Muslim Ummah

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina renews her call for greater unity of the Muslim Ummah and its pursuit of the great Islamic values of fraternity, justice and inclusion. The premier also reiterates her ...

April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016

Change strategy for containing violent extremism, ICG urges Bangladesh govt

The government should change its present strategy to contain violent extremism and political threats, says Brussels-based think-tank International Crisis Group.

March 30, 2016
March 30, 2016

Dhaka-US renews pledge to fight extremism

The US say it will remain beside Bangladesh in the ongoing fight against violent extremism and terrorism, which threaten societies that cherish basic human freedom.

January 21, 2016
January 21, 2016

Uniting to prevent violent extremism

Violent extremism is a direct assault on the United Nations Charter and a grave threat to international peace and security.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

We are better off but not happy!

Bangladeshis simply cannot allow extremists to triumph over liberalism and the way to defeat extremism is neither through dagger nor through 'development' but through unadulterated...