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  • Rising number of murders worries UN

    The UN rights chief yesterday expressed serious concern over the dramatic increase in brutal murders in Bangladesh and urged the authorities to ensure full respect for human rights in investigating and prosecuting the perpetrators of recent vicious crimes.

  • Crackdown on, so is killing

    Targeted killing continues. Even on the first day of a nationwide special crackdown on militancy yesterday, a volunteer of a Hindu monastery was hacked to death, the latest in a spate of such killings in the country. The victim, Nityaranjan Pandey, 60, was a sebak at Sree Sree Thakur Anukulchandra Satsang ashram in Pabna Sadar upazila.

  • 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 killings.

  • Arsonists turn into secret killers

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday hinted that BNP-Jamaat men had links with the recent secret killings and the government had substantial evidence in this regard. These two parties have changed their tactics and started attacking some “soft targets,” following public wrath for their arson attacks early last year, she added.

  • 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.

  • The fuss about ISIS and what we need to do

    The murders of bloggers, intellectuals, priests, academicians, rights activists, and also persons of ordinary vocations committed by allegedly extremist groups...

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