religious extremism

Addressing extremism is a continuous process

We cannot defeat it using firepower alone

Why are young boys disappearing?

Authorities need to be careful about any extremist/militant threat

Editorial / Another den busted

The RAB raid on April 29 ended with two terrorists blowing themselves up in the Bosila area.

Another RU Teacher Killed / Enemy of none, lover of sitar

He was a sitar player. All his life, he was devoted to music, culture and peace. His family members and colleagues don't believe he had enmity with anyone. He never said or wrote anything against any religion or hurt anybody's religious sentiment.

BNP may amend charter to denounce extremism

The BNP is likely to amend its declaration and charter to clear its stance on religious extremism, amid criticisms at home and abroad for its alleged leniency towards militancy and radicalism.

AL has no strong political opposition: Quader

Observing that Awami League has no strong opposition in politics right now, Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader says the ruling party’s main challenge is actually to tackle religious extremism.

The yearning for ancestral roots

The distress felt in identity formation is only rarely directed towards religious extremism, but is present nevertheless. The 'unbelonging' is in part because people of Bangladeshi origin living overseas do not see their lives reflected in story telling industries.

Uniting to prevent violent extremism

Violent extremism is a direct assault on the United Nations Charter and a grave threat to international peace and security.


If all those extremists killed and arrested in the last one month belong to the JMB then all those that had written off the extremist group as a non-entity and without the capacity to create problems for the country must be eating their words, and that includes the head of our police too.

November 21, 2015
November 21, 2015

Understanding the insidious extremism

Against the obscurantism of the scheming religious extremists, one has to realise that in rural Bangladesh, religious and traditional beliefs are far more tenacious than the liberal fronts imagine.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Bangladeshis are religious, not bigots: BNP

People of Bangladesh are religious, but not bigots and they do not support religious extremism, says BNP.

May 19, 2015
May 19, 2015

Afghan police jailed over Farkhunda mob killing

An Afghan judge sentences 11 police on Tuesday to one year in jail for failing to prevent the mob killing of Farkhunda in Kabul who was accused of burning a copy of the Quran.

March 12, 2015
March 12, 2015

Alienation breeds intolerance -- 'You need to invest in Islamic scholarship.'

All countries have some form of extremism, even developed Western countries—on both the left and the right wings.

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