Militancy in Bangladesh | The Daily Star
  • Militancy under control: Monirul

    The menace of militancy and terrorism in the country is under control, assures Monirul Islam, chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan police (DMP).

  • Militancy in Bangladesh

    Militancy: ‘56% come from general education background’

    Only madrassa education cannot be blamed for militancy as 56 per cent of those involved in militancy are from general education background, according to a research of the police headquarters.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    Prosperity to be achieved keeping country free from militancy: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the government wants to attain economic development keeping the country free from terrorism and militancy.

  • JMB Militant Najmus Sakib

    Bigshot JMB leader held in N’ganj: Rab

    Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims arrest of a bigshot leader of the banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from Narayanganj.

  • Diary of a young radical

    Since the emergence of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in mid-2014, the brutal ideology of the militant outfit has ensnared hundreds of young Bangladeshis, like it has brainwashed youth from across the globe.

  • Momena Shoma

    Momena, Asmaul self-radicalised thru’ internet: Cops

    Police claim that the two Bangladeshi sisters, who were arrested for attacking a man in Australia and a policeman in Dhaka’s Mirpur area in separate incidents, were self-radicalised through the internet.

  • Saiful last contacted family Sunday: Cops

    Saiful Islam, who was killed in anti-militancy drive at a hotel in Dhaka’s Panthapath area, last contacted with family on Sunday night, police say.

  • The price of complacency

    The authorities' total denial of IS presence will not help. Whatever the reason behind the refusal—political or tactical—it is undermining gravity of the problem. The denial coupled with the complacency may again create ground for re-emergence of extremism.

  • ‘Encounters’ just to suppress opposition: BNP

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir denounces the government for the recent incidents like “encounters” and says those have been done only to conceal facts and to suppress the political oppositions.

  • Barrister Shakila released on bail

    Nearly 10 months after her arrest in a case over alleged terror financing, High Court lawyer Barrister Shakila Farzana is released on bail from jail.

  • France’s condolences for recent killings

    The Embassy of France is deeply shocked and saddened by the three recent murders in Bangladesh, it says in a press release.

  • EU urges govt to break cycle of violence

    Heads of Mission of the European Union in Bangladesh call on the government to break the cycle of violence by bringing the perpetrators behind the recent attacks in the country to justice and ensure the protection of all citizens at risk.

  • Perpetrators of recent killings can't escape justice: PM

    Terming the recent killings in Bangladesh as planned ones, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the perpetrators will surely be brought to justice.