Islamic State in Bangladesh

6 Bangladeshis charged in Singapore with financing terrorism

Six Bangladeshi workers detained in Singapore last month are charged with financing terrorism. Their goal was to set up an Islamic State in Bangladesh and bring it under the self-declared caliphate of the IS in Iraq and Syria.

May 31, 2016
May 31, 2016

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.

May 27, 2016
May 27, 2016

6 Bangladeshis charged in Singapore with financing terrorism

Six Bangladeshi workers detained in Singapore last month are charged with financing terrorism. Their goal was to set up an Islamic State in Bangladesh and bring it under the self-declared caliphate of the IS in Iraq and Syria.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

'They formed cell, met in parks, shared radical contents'

The eight Bangladeshi workers held recently in Singapore had allegedly formed an “Islamist” cell that met in parks and other

May 4, 2016
May 4, 2016

Singapore detains 8 Bangladeshis

Months after deporting 26 “radicalised” Bangladeshi workers, Singapore arrested another eight Bangladeshis who the authorities said were members of a group called Islamic State in Bangladesh (ISB).