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Monday, 23 May 2016
Several European Union (EU) heads of mission in Dhaka on Sunday said the recent attacks in Bangladesh constitute an unprecedented threat to human rights and freedom of expression and belief. At a meeting with foreign minister AH Mahmood Ali, they shared their...
Saturday, 21 May 2016
Last weekend a Buddhist monk was hacked to death, presumably with a machete, in southeastern Bangladesh. The week before, it was a Sufi Muslim leader, up north. Less than two weeks earlier, it was an L.G.B.T. activist. Just days before that, an English professor. Some ...
Friday, 20 May 2016
The US expressed its deep concern over the recent violence in Bangladesh including attacks against the minorities, LGBTs and others. US Department of States Spokesperson John Kirby told journalists in reply to a question about what’s going on between US and Bangl...
Friday, 20 May 2016
At least 95 children were killed and 138 minor girls raped from January to April this year, according to a report of Bangladesh Shishu Adhikar Forum (BSAF).  The numbers of rape victims and those killed are up 14 percent and two percent from the same period last y...
Thursday, 19 May 2016
The authorities in Bangladesh have recently carried out the death sentence of Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami, the head of Jamaat-e-Islami, an opposition party in the country. The current regime ignored international pleas to save Maulana Nizami, a former minister and me...
Thursday, 19 May 2016
An suspect, arrested in connection with Rajshahi University (RU) Professor Dr. Rezaul Karim Siddique murder case died of anemia at Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital (RMCH) early Thursday (May 19). The accused was Hafizur Rahman, reportedly a Islami Chhatra Shibir...
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that incidents of arresting people by the law enforcers in plainclothes are alarming. The apex court made the observation while hearing a long-pending appeal against High Court directives on the detention of any person un...
Tuesday, 17 May 2016
Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami, the Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh was hanged on May 11, 2016, after midnight in Dhaka central jail. A well-known national and international Islamic leader, he was the Minister of Industry in Bangladesh from 2001-2006 and was listed am...
Monday, 16 May 2016
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday lashed out at Europe's silence over the execution of a veteran Islamist leader in Bangladesh, accusing the West of "double standards." "If you are against political executions, why did you remain silent to the executio...
Sunday, 15 May 2016
IN TERMS of international news stories per head of population, Bangladesh, a Muslim-majority country of more than 160m, is among the world’s most underreported places. But recently it has been attracting headlines for ugly reasons. First came the religiously mot...
Saturday, 14 May 2016
Legend tells that in 333 BC, while wintering at Gordium, Alexander the Great disentangled an impossible knot. The prophecy told that the man to untie that knot would become king of the land. At first, Alexander the Great attempted to unbind the Gordian knot, but frustra...
Friday, 13 May 2016
New Delhi: The President of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) Maulana Jalaluddin Umari has strongly condemned the execution of Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami, the Ameer (Chief) of Bangladesh’s Jamaat-e-Islami by the Awami League regime and called it another shameful act of...
Thursday, 12 May 2016
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon regrets the hanging of the Jamat-i-Islami (JI) Bangladesh chief Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami after a decision by a controversial war crimes tribunal for his alleged involvement in 1971 events, his spokesman said Wednesday. Responding to ...
Thursday, 12 May 2016
Turkish envoy to Dhaka has left amid media reports that he has been withdrawn in response to the execution of Maulana Matiur Rahman Nizami, the top leader of the largest Islamist party in Bangladesh. The withdrawal, as reported by Reuters quoting the country&rsquo...
Thursday, 12 May 2016
Turkey has withdrawn its ambassador to Bangladesh, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, following the execution of an Islamist party leader this week for alleged crimes committed during a 1971 war of independence. Bangladesh on Wednesday hanged Maulana Matiur Rah...
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