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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 Sangstha, 2 months ago

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Columbia Earth Institute, 1 week ago
Dhaka Tribune, 1 month ago
Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 month ago
Kathmandu Post

Dhakal honoured in Dhaka

KATHMANDU, MAR 23 - Eminent Nepali vocalist Ramakrishna Dhakal was presented with the South Asian Music Award at the Second South Asian Music Festival in Dhaka on March 20. The festival was organised by the South Asian Music Institute, Dhaka. ...
 Kathmandu Post5 days ago
Indian Express

Bangladeshi bloggers talk about harassment and constant threats meted out to them

Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy, who was slaughtered in the heart of Dhaka last month (Source: A.M. Ahad/ap) About two years ago, Asif Mohiuddin, 31, was on his way to office in an upscale Dhaka neighbourhood when he was accosted by three men, who ...
 Indian Express1 week ago Bangladesh at a crossroads  The Friday Times1 week ago Bangladesh police arrest suspect over murder of blogger Avijit Roy  Deutsche Welle3 weeks ago U.S. blogger critical of Muslim extremists fatally stabbed in Bangladesh  Los Angeles Times4 weeks ago

Don't call me Muslim, I am an atheist

Photo: The Hindu Taslima Nasreen TOPICS Writer-in-exile Taslima Nasreen calls for reining in religious fundamentalism, saying that criticism of religion is not the domain of non-Muslim intellectuals alone Writer Taslima Nasreen fled ...
 The Hindu1 week ago

Are we retreating as a society?

Physics professor Ajay Roy, torn down by his son Avijit Roy's murder, wants the FBI to be given 'free hand in the investigations. File photo. Prolific Bangladeshi-American writer, blogger, engineer , proponent of free-thinking, and father Avijit ...
 Bdnews24.com1 week ago
Columbia Earth Institute

Sailing around political unrest in Bangladesh

Opposition leader Khaled Zia (left) and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina (right)have been alternating as Prime Minister since 1996. I am once again teaching a Sustainable Development course on hazard in Bangladesh. The highlight of the course is that ...
 Columbia Earth Institute1 week ago Bangladesh: Sheikh Hasina's Secular Political Approach Analysis  Eurasia Review2 months ago

BCL men beat up Shibir activists

Bangladesh Chhatra League activists beat up five students, said to be activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir, at Salimullah Muslim Hall of Dhaka University early Wednesday. They were later handed over to Shahbag police around 3:00am. The six were ...
 New Age Bangladesh2 weeks ago BCL men attack journalist for protesting stalking  Dhaka Tribune2 weeks ago BCL men snatch fellows from police at DU  New Age Bangladesh2 months 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.org3 weeks ago Secular Blogger Brutally Murdered for His Beliefs—And Bangladesh Will Do Nothing About It  AlterNet.org3 weeks 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 weeks 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 Dreams3 weeks ago
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