Xulhaz killing

Xulhaz-Tonoy murder: Charges pressed against 8 militants

The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) presses charges against eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam including sacked army major Zia in connection with the killing of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy in 2016.

July 29, 2019
July 29, 2019

Eight charged with killing Xulhaz-Tonoy

Police yesterday pressed charges against eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam, including its military wing commander major (sacked) Zia, in the killing of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in 2016.

July 28, 2019
July 28, 2019

Xulhaz-Tonoy murder: Charges pressed against 8 militants

The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) presses charges against eight members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam including sacked army major Zia in connection with the killing of LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy in 2016.

June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016

Obama writes to slain LGBT editor’s family

US President Barack Obama writes to the family of slain LGBT magazine editor Xulhaz Mannan and extends his condolences.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

Xulhaz killing suspect held in Kushtia

Police have arrested a man in Kushtia who according to the law enforcers had given a firearm to the killers of USAID staff Xulhaz Mannan and his friend Tonoy.

May 9, 2016
May 9, 2016

Bangladesh, US and India to fight terrorism jointly: Bernicat

US Ambassador to Bangladesh Marcia Bernicat says the US, Bangladesh and India will join efforts in countering violent extremism and terrorism.

May 6, 2016
May 6, 2016

US ready to help Bangladesh fight terror

The United States yesterday said it was ready to help Bangladesh fight terrorism and violent extremism by providing it with experts and technical support.

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016

US urges Bangladesh for effective, quick probe

The United States yesterday pressed the Bangladesh government to bring the perpetrators of the brutal murders of secular bloggers and activists to justice through effective and prompt investigations.

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Take all steps possible to protect citizens, US tells Bangladesh

The United States wants to see Bangladesh government take every step possible to protect its citizens, Spokesperson of US State Department Mark Toner says in a daily press briefing.

April 28, 2016
April 28, 2016

US with Bangladesh in fight against terror

US Ambassador in Dhaka Marcia Bernicat has said what have been happening in Bangladesh are not its “characteristics” at all.

April 27, 2016
April 27, 2016

Counter-terrorism cell soon: Home minister

In an effort to curb terrorism, the Home Ministry today decides to set up a 24/7 anti-terrorism cell to monitor all the information related to terrorism and pass that on to relevant law enforcement agencies.