Publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan

Neither 'isolated' nor tolerable

The politics of manipulating the religion card and the denial of responsibility of the state to ensure citizens' basic rights have put the country in a situation, from where there is no immediate return.

November 5, 2015
November 5, 2015

Crocodile tears won't stop the killings

The former president is not alone in shedding fake tears. He is in good company. Every time a free thinker is murdered, voices are raised to condemn it. But this is quickly followed by silence. And then comes the inevitable oblivion.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

Neither 'isolated' nor tolerable

The politics of manipulating the religion card and the denial of responsibility of the state to ensure citizens' basic rights have put the country in a situation, from where there is no immediate return.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Law and order satisfactory, Kamal reiterates

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal reiterates his claim that the current law and order situation in the country is satisfactory.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Gonojagoron Mancha to hold coffin procession Thursday

Protesting the recent attacks on publishers and bloggers, the activists and supporters of Gonojagoron Mancha will bring out a coffin procession towards the home ministry on Thursday.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Hanif's insensate remarks

We are somewhat assuaged by Mahbubul Alam Hanif's apology for the remarks he had made on the comments of Professor Fazlul Huq, father of late Dipan.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

It must be stopped

Emboldened by the government's lack of action, the extremists will eventually expand their attacks on liberals, politicians, journalists, writers and anyone who disagrees with their views and approach.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Case filed over attacks on Dipan, Tutul

Razia Rahman, wife of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan, files a murder case with Shahbagh Police Station in connection with the killing of her husband.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

Attack on publishers: Booksellers keep shops closed

Protesting the killing of Faisal Arefin Dipan and attack on Ahmedur Rashid Tutul, writers and publishers have staged silent procession in different parts of Dhaka.

November 2, 2015
November 2, 2015

“As a society we are failing to see the grave ramifications of all these”

I knew Faisal Arefin Dipan since 2006 when he presided over the first gathering of the free thinking bloggers who write in Bangla.

November 1, 2015
November 1, 2015

Engage all political parties to stop such killings: BNP

BNP says the government should engage all political parties to stop recurring of killings like the murder of Faisal Arefin Dipon, owner of a publishing house.