Militancy in Bangladesh

Couple, baby ‘forcibly disappeared’

A madrasa teacher, his wife and their six-month-old son were allegedly forcibly disappeared for a month before being produced in a Dhaka court in a case.

Militancy not fully eradicated but under control: DMP chief

Dhaka Metropolitan Police Commissioner Khandaker Golam Faruq today said although militancy has not been completely eradicated from the country, it is under control

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.

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.

June 21, 2016
June 21, 2016

‘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.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

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.

June 7, 2016
June 7, 2016

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.

May 22, 2016
May 22, 2016

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.

May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

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.