Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)

Public prosecutor murder: HC upholds death penalty for 5 JMB men

The High Court has confirmed the death penalty for five operatives of banned outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) for killing a public prosecutor of Jhalakati, Advocate Haider Hossain,...

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

‘Bogra Shia mosque attacker’ among 2 killed in ‘gunfights’

The main accused in Bogra Shia mosque attack case has been killed in “gunfight” with police in Shibganj upazila of the district while a robber killed in a “shootout” in Jessore.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

‘Ahmadiyya mosque attacker’ killed in ‘gunfight’

An operative of militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) is killed in a “gunfight” with police in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi, hours into the confession of his involvement in...

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016

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...

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

No IS link found in recent 37 killings: Amu

No evidence of involvement of Islamic State (IS) has been found in recent 37 killings, Industry Minister Amir Hossain Amu says.

March 28, 2016
March 28, 2016

5 JMB men get life for Natore serial blast

A Natore court sentences five members of banned militant outfit JMB to life term in a case filed for serial bombing in the district on August 17, 2005.

March 13, 2016
March 13, 2016

5 ‘JMB’ men held with large cache of explosives

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claim to arrest five militants including a district-level chief of a banned militant outfit and seize a large cache of explosives in Matuail of Dhaka.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

The real face of Bangladesh - moderate, secular

The high-profile arrests and deportation of 27 Bangladeshi workers from Singapore for planning violent attacks overseas may have caused some Singaporeans to wonder about Bangladesh and its people....

January 4, 2016
January 4, 2016

Politics, terrorism, and the state of denial

While Islamist terrorists have re-emerged recently, killing bloggers, writers, foreign nationals and Shias, and attacking an Ahmadiyya mosque, with impunity, one wonders how leaders, intellectuals,...

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

Mirpur ‘JMB den’: 3 suspects on 4-day fresh remand

A Dhaka court places three suspected members of banned Islamist outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on a four-day fresh remand in a case filed under Anti-Terrorism Act.

December 31, 2015
December 31, 2015

Reactivated JMB!

If all those extremists killed and arrested in the last one month belong to the JMB then all those that had written off the extremist group as a non-entity and without the capacity to create...