Two Ansar Al Islam men, who were sentenced to death for killing publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan, were whisked away from the premises of a Dhaka court today.
A Dhaka court has indicted eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam including sacked major Zia ul Haque in a case filed over the murder of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan in 2015.
The question we must be asking ourselves now is what this new fear means for our literary and intellectual culture in the bigger picture. It means the demise of whatever we have achieved in the past four and a half decades since our independence.
The UN strongly condemns the continuing violent attacks against bloggers and publishers in Bangladesh and urged the government to take urgent measures to protect the ones being threatened by extremists.
Police stop Gonojagoron Mancha’s token coffin march to the home ministry, brought out in protest to the killings of free thinkers and a publisher, near Jatiya Press Club in Dhaka.
The former president is not alone in shedding fake tears. He is in good company. Every time a free thinker is murdered, voices are raised to condemn it. But this is quickly followed by silence. And then comes the inevitable oblivion.
The politics of manipulating the religion card and the denial of responsibility of the state to ensure citizens' basic rights have put the country in a situation, from where there is no immediate return.
The United Nations has called upon Bangladesh authorities to “fully investigate” the killing of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.
Dhaka University teachers and students along with people from different walks of life continue their demonstrations on Dhaka University campus protesting the recent attacks on publishers and bloggers that killed one and injured three others.
Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal reiterates his claim that the current law and order situation in the country is satisfactory.
Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned Saturday’s separate attacks that killed publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan and injured another publisher Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury Tutul.
We are somewhat assuaged by Mahbubul Alam Hanif's apology for the remarks he had made on the comments of Professor Fazlul Huq, father of late Dipan.
Emboldened by the government's lack of action, the extremists will eventually expand their attacks on liberals, politicians, journalists, writers and anyone who disagrees with their views and approach.
Razia Rahman, wife of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan, files a murder case with Shahbagh Police Station in connection with the killing of her husband.
UK Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Hugo Swire expresses deep concern over the attacks on publishers and bloggers in Bangladesh.
I knew Faisal Arefin Dipan since 2006 when he presided over the first gathering of the free thinking bloggers who write in Bangla.
International community today strongly condemned the brutal killing of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan and attacks on the online community in Bangladesh.
Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahabubul Alam Hanif comes down heavily on Prof Abul Qashem Fazlul Huq for not seeking trial of the killers of his son publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan.
Gonojagoron Mancha calls a countrywide six-hour hartal from 6:00am to 12:00pm on Tuesday to protest killing of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan and attack on three others.