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Are Islamic Extremists Poised to Swallow Bangladesh?

Paper No. 5916                                Dated 16-Apr-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

The assassination of two liberal bloggers in quick succession in February and March raises some very disturbing questions.

Hoping for a Peaceful Bangladesh

Paper No. 5913                               Dated 11-Apr-2015
 
Guest Column:  By Kazi Anwarul Masud
                                    
The world is passing through a stage of conundrum. 
 

Bangladesh: Street Protests and Blockades Tapering off: Firmness Pays

Paper No. 5910                                 Dated 09-Apr-2015

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan

There are unmistakable signs that the street protests and blockades in Dhaka, Chittagong and elsewhere of the opposition combine- BNP and JEI are tapering off though there is no official statement from the parties of having withdrawn the agitation.

Bangladesh Situation

Paper No. 5891                                Dated 09-Mar-2015

Guest Column by Kazi Anwarul Masud   

The very fact that the agitation of the opposition political parties combine has been reduced to terrorism and the traffic jams one faces at Dhaka and other major cities around Bangladesh reflect peoples’ disenchantment with the “hartal” and “aborodh” calls against the government.

Bangladesh: Avijit’s Murder Heralds Ominous Signs

Paper No. 5886                                Dated 05-Mar-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

The assassination of Avijit Roy on Dhaka university campus on February 26 is a message to the secular and free thinking society of Bangladesh that the forces of religious intolerant groups are rising at a pace that even the Jamaatul Mujahidin Bangladesh(JMB) could not attain during the BNP-JEI rule from 2001-2006.

Passage to Salvation-The Case of Bangladesh

Paper No. 5883                                    Dated 02-Mar-2015

Guest Column by Kazi Anwarul Masud

Ignoring Bangladesh Can Spell Disaster

Paper No. 5882                                   Dated 27-Feb-2015

By Bhaskar Roy

The anti-government agitation that was started by the opposition, led by the BNP on January 6 appears to be metamorphosing into a terror campaign. Over one hundred innocent people have died. Terrorists have entered the fray, ably engineered by the Jamaat-e-Islami (JEI) Bangladesh, which is the BNP’s main strength on the streets.

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