DhakaTribune
Sunday August 20, 2017 04:17 PM



  • These targeted killings are a crisis. Please treat them as such

    These targeted killings are a crisis. Please treat them as such

    Will the government now start taking seriously its duty to protect citizens with the urgency it requires? And will it forthrightly declare that there will be zero tolerance for hate crimes, and that those who are guilty of such wanton murder will be hunted down and brought to justice with the full force of the

  • Cannes unveils full list of jury

    Cannes unveils full list of jury

    Kirsten Dunst, Mads Mikkelsen, and Donald Sutherland are among those who will join George Miller on the jury. The Mad Max director will be joined by a flock of past prize winners on this year’s Cannes Film Festival jury. Kirsten Dunst, who won the best actress award at Cannes, for Melancholia in 2011, and starred

  • DSEX slumps to one-year low

    DSEX slumps to one-year low

    Stocks rout deepened yesterday as the key index DSEX fell by nearly 40 points or 1%, dragging it down to more than a year low. The start of the session saw a fall as shares were crushed all across the board. With the fall, the DSEX extended losses for the fourth session in a row

  • The Islamic fashionista is no different from the regular fashionista

    The Islamic fashionista is no different from the regular fashionista

    Islamic fashion is finally coming into its own. With global Muslim consumers spending an estimated $244 billion in 2015 on apparel alone, according to reports from the Global Islamic Economy Summit, the industry may grow to up to an overwhelming $484 billion by 2019. Leading the way for this unconventional industry is the pioneer behind

  • AQIS claims double murder

    AQIS claims double murder

    Just hours after two LGBT activists were hacked to death in Dhaka’s Kalabagan, the Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) claimed responsibility for the double murder. Like they did after several similar killings in the past, the AQIS posted an image on its Twitter account to claim they were behind the recent murders. “The mujahidin

  • Xulhaz’s family: Someone can’t be killed only for different thoughts

    Xulhaz’s family: Someone can’t be killed only for different thoughts

  • ‘Killers were experts’

    ‘Killers were experts’

    Doctors who conducted the post-mortem examinations of LGBT rights activists Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub Tonoy killed on Monday have observed that the killers were very experienced in attacking with machetes. “It is totally the work of an expert hand. The killers were trained up,” said Sohel Mahmud, assistant professor of the forensic department at Dhaka

  • Minister: Recent killings aimed at hampering peace

    Minister: Recent killings aimed at hampering peace

    The recent gruesome murders of Rajshahi University teacher AFM Rezaul Karim Siddique and LGBT rights activists Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub Tonoy were carried out to create chaos, the home minister claimed yesterday. “The Kalabagan double murder was a targeted killing. We have got a lot of clues but need some time for investigation to draw

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