🇧🇩 Bangladesh: An Attack on Bloggers | 101 East

Blogging is a dangerous business in Bangladesh. Four prominent secular bloggers have been brutally murdered this year and a publisher linked to one of them was recently slashed to death. Police blame religious hardliners for the killings, and there are fears more attacks could follow. But it’s not just hardliners who are causing concern. The…… Read More

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Bangladesh protesters demand arrest of writer's killers

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Bangladesh to denounce the murder of a prominent Bangladesh-born American blogger Avijit Roy. Students, activists and journalists gathered at Dhaka University on Friday to demand quick police action, a day after the attack on Avijit Roy and his wife Rafida Ahmed, who remains in critical condition. Al Jazeera’s Natasha Ghoneim…… Read More

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Prominent Rohingya leader shot dead in Bangladesh refugee camp

Rights groups are calling for an investigation into the killing of a prominent Rohingya leader at the world’s largest refugee camp. The shooting of refugee advocate Mohibullah happened at Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh. Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury has been speaking to people there, who say they are devastated and fearful. – Subscribe to our channel:…… Read More

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One killed as Bangladesh police confront opposition rally | Al Jazeera Newsfeed

At least one person has been killed after police in Bangladesh fired tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets at thousands of opposition supporters, ahead of a rally this week to call for the prime minister to resign. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website:…… Read More

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Tens of thousands rally in Bangladesh to demand new elections

Thousands of supporters of the main opposition party have held a rally in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. Supporters of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party are demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and that new elections be held. The protesters say the government has failed to curb rising prices and that authorities have tried to suppress…… Read More

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Bangladesh gender violence: 632 rape cases reported in 4 months

Hundreds of Bangladeshi protesters clashed with police this week after a video of a woman being attacked was posted online. Human rights groups say abuses against women are only getting worse in the country. Al Jazeera’s Leah Harding reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on…… Read More

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Bangladesh police raid office of protest group

The government in Bangladesh has cracked down after violent protests in Dhaka. Police have raided the headquarters of the Hefazat-e-Islami group, and taken away its leader. The government has also taken a television station off the air. At least 14 people were killed during violent demonstrations on Sunday, and there have been more deaths since.…… Read More

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