Special Report

Sheikh Hasina, Promoting Safe Migration

Migration is not an apolitical phenomenon. To be precise, it is an outcome of the governing process and policies. The Awami League-led government has declared the labour migration sector as a ‘thrust sector’ and already incorporated such initiative which reflects the willingness of policy planners and stakeholders to place migration ...

Relentless Fight Against Terrorism Continues

Bangladesh's fight against terrorism and violent extremism is continuing despite the shock and sorrow caused by the terrorist attacks in Dhaka and Kishoreganj which claimed altogether 26 innocent lives, including 4 policemen. While the Awami League Government has been very successful generally in countering terrorism and violent extremism, the s...

Bangladesh's Fight Against Terrorism Continues

Bangladesh's fight against terrorism and violent extremism is continuing despite the shock and sorrow caused by the recent terrorist attacks in Dhaka and Kishoreganj which claimed altogether 26 innocent lives, including 4 policemen. While the Awami League Government has been very successful generally in countering terrorism and violen...

BNP-Jamaat, Pakistan and War Criminals: An Unholy Nexus

By receiving a $7.5 million fund from the Pakistani Intelligence Service to carry out an electoral campaign in 1991, siding with Jamaat-e-Islami, a party formed by a band of convicted war criminals, bringing in the echoes of Pakistan as regards the war crimes trial and casting slur on the supreme sacrifice of valiant war heroes of 1971...

Special Report: Recent Target Killings

Recently, Bangladesh has faced a spate of targeted killings of bloggers, secular activists, publishers, foreigners and members of religious minorities by so-called religious militants or extremists. Following the killings, by giving a false and misleading interpretation of religion, these violent extremists and terrorists are trying to justify ...