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Quader Mollah, Shahbag Movement And Bangladesh's Search For Identity  Analysis
Eurasia Review

Quader Mollah, Shahbag Movement And Bangladesh's Search For Id...

By By Rupak Bhattacharjee* The trial of suspected war criminals has been a central theme of public discourse in Bangladesh since the Awami League (AL) government initiated the process in 2010. The party led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ... Eurasia Review, 2 months ago

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Dhaka Tribune, 1 week ago
Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 month ago

Passenger bus put on fire at Shahbag area

DHAKA, Jan 10, 2015 (BSS)- Miscreants this evening set a passenger bus on fire at Shahbag area in the city, police and witness said. " They set on fire the Gazipur-bound Belal Paribahan bus at about 5.45 pm. But none was injured in the fire," ...
 Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha1 month ago

Secular Blogger Was Brutally Murdered for His Beliefs—And the State Will Do Nothing About It

Religious extremists attacked Abhijit Roy and his wife with a meat cleaver in a public square. Evidence at the crime scene. Credit: Arunabha Rahman Anjan, Abhijit's friend A pair of glasses, a pen, blood and brains surround the limp, ...
 AlterNet.org1 day ago Secular Blogger Brutally Murdered for His Beliefs—And Bangladesh Will Do Nothing About It  AlterNet.org14 hours ago
Deutsche Welle

Bangladesh police arrest suspect over murder of blogger Avijit Roy

Bangladesh's elite security force has arrested its "main suspect" over the murder of atheist Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy. The man was previously arrested over comments linked to another murder. A spokesman for ...
 Deutsche Welle3 days ago U.S. blogger critical of Muslim extremists fatally stabbed in Bangladesh  Los Angeles Times5 days ago Another secular writer killed in Bangladesh  Bangalore Mirror5 days ago Bangladeshi-American Blogger Avijit Roy Hacked to Death With Machetes  NDTV5 days ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Are militants stronger than law enforcers?

Prof Ajoy Roy, father of slain writer Avijit Roy, sweats while sitting beside his son's coffin at the foot of Aparajeyo Bangla of Dhaka University in the midday sun. Those surrounding him try to mop his sweats. Nothing, however, could wipe away his ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star3 days ago
Common Dreams

Culture of Immunity: The Death of a Bangladeshi Writer and the Complicity of the Democratic System

A pair of glasses, a pen, and blood and brains surround the limp lifeless body of Abhijit Roy, clad in a red Punjabi, the body of the curious and courageous mind attacked and hacked, left for dead in front of spectators and police, none of whom came ...
 Common Dreams4 days ago

Being defeated in politics, Khaleda killing people: Menon

DHAKA, Feb 28, 2015 (BSS)-Workers Party president Rashed Khan Menon today said being defeated in politics, BNP chairperson Begum Khaleda Zia has been killing people. "She (Begum Zia) has killed nearly 100 innocent people unleashing arson, ...
 Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha5 days ago
Mid Day

Another voice is silenced by Islamists

We tend to believe that bad things happen to others. Bad things like assault, rape, murder. Till it happens to someone we know, or know of, or admire, or hold in high esteem. Reality then knocks on our door; the knocking resembles the drumbeat of ...
 Mid Day5 days ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Dhaka blogger hacked to death

(From top) Avijit Roy's body lies in the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital morgue; Flowers at the site where Roy was killed; Avijit Roy Dhaka, Feb. 27: A Bangladeshi-American blogger known for his antipathy to religion was hacked to death on a ...
 Calcutta Telegraph5 days ago Activist, blogger and DW Bobs nominee Avijit Roy killed in Dhaka  Deutsche Welle6 days ago
DNA India

Freethinker Avijit Roy, author who believed 'religion is virus'

'Religion is Virus'- This was the recurring theme of blog posts and articles written by rationalist, free thinker and authorAvijit Roy. Questioning all the religious superstition and hypocrisies, he wanted people to anchor their beliefs based on ...
 DNA India5 days ago
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