Oyasiqur Rahman

August 29, 2015
August 29, 2015

Witness identifies blogger Niloy’s killer, cops say

A witness identifies one of the four suspects held in connection with blogger Niloy murder, confirming that he took part in the August 7 grisly killing at Goran neighbourhood in Dhaka, cops say.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

DB takes over Niloy murder probe

DB takes over charge of blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay Niloy’s murder probe from police, three days after the killing.

August 8, 2015
August 8, 2015

Opinion: Niloy murder shows the hole again

The government’s image as a secular, progressive and anti-militant political force has been greatly damaged by such killings and the government should look at itself in the mirror to see if this is the image it is happy with.

May 18, 2015
May 18, 2015

Has the country turned into a killing ground for free thinkers?

If one analyses why criminality and corruption are so pervasive in the society, the first and foremost answer would be the impunity enjoyed by the perpetrators.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

UN experts condemn bloggers' killings

Condemning recent killings of bloggers in Bangladesh, UN human rights experts warn that it is an alarming signal of deterioration of the space for freedom of expression.

May 13, 2015
May 13, 2015

Profile of slain bloggers Ananta, Avijit, Oyasiqur, Rajib

The four bloggers, Ananta, Avijit, Oyasiqur and Rajib who were hacked to death in Bangladesh since 2013 are profiled here by The BBC and The Daily Star.

April 4, 2015
April 4, 2015

Militants giving bomb recipes on blog!

Militants take their activities to a whole new level in Bangladesh, distributing bomb making manuals online and spreading their propaganda to millions worldwide.

April 2, 2015
April 2, 2015

The eerie sound of silence

IT'S almost like a ritual killing that will happen every now and then. The word 'blogger' has become the most hateful word in the dictionary of religious extremists.

April 1, 2015
April 1, 2015

We condemn the killing

WE are shocked and appalled by yet another murder of a blogger, Oyasiqur Rahman, in broad daylight, barely a month after the savage murder of blogger and activist Avijit Roy.

March 31, 2015
March 31, 2015

US shocked at blogger Oyasiqur’s murder

The United States has expressed utter astonishment at the murder of independent writer Oyasiqur Rahman.