- August 27, 2016
From the start of the year and up to April 25, a total 1,215 people have been killed across Bangladesh
Hasina also said legal action has been taken against the suspects and the sources of militancy and militant financing to curb terrorism and other criminal activities.
Locals say cable operators could pull out the cables and rehang them outside of the footbridge, but the parties concerned are not bothering to take any such step.
Bangladesh is one of 75 countries that currently have laws criminalising homosexuality.
The revised budget outlay would be Tk264,565 crore, down by Tk30,535 crore from the original budget outlay.
DMP Commissioner Md Asaduzzaman Mia has said religion cannot be established in the country through murders and carrying out blasts. He made the statement while addressing a programme at DMP Headquarters in the capital on Wednesday morning. He said the claims of Ansar Al Islam regarding the recent killings in Bangladesh are doubtful. The DMP
What reason do we have to believe that the government will protect us from any danger anymore?
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
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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
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
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