extremists

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...

August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015

Protect bloggers, prosecute those targeting free speech: HRW

Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh government to declare an unequivocal commitment to free speech instead of proposing self-censorship.

April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015

Bloggers and the bigoted

THE brutal murders of two bloggers by extremists, one in full public view and the other in broad daylight, in a residential area of the city in disturbingly quick succession have understandably...

March 5, 2015
March 5, 2015

Protesting Avijit murder

THE explanation offered by a senior police officer in disallowing rally of leaders of progressive student alliance to protest Avijit murder in Rajshahi University is unacceptable. They were told...

February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015

Our plan for countering violent extremism

SHOW the world the power of peaceful communities, and tackle bad governance that breeds frustration.