Militancy in Bangladesh

Paradoxes of terrorism in Bangladesh

'The Politics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Bangladesh' contains insightful and critical analyses.

Why the delay in deradicalisation programmes?

There's no room for complacency when it comes to militancy

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: ‘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.

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.

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.

Spotlight / 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, 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.

February 23, 2023
February 23, 2023

Paradoxes of terrorism in Bangladesh

'The Politics of Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Bangladesh' contains insightful and critical analyses.

July 1, 2022
July 1, 2022

Why the delay in deradicalisation programmes?

There's no room for complacency when it comes to militancy

July 16, 2019
July 16, 2019

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).

June 22, 2019
June 22, 2019

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.

May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019

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.

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

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.

June 1, 2018
June 1, 2018

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.

February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018

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.

August 15, 2017
August 15, 2017

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.

July 8, 2017
July 8, 2017

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.