In India and Malaysia’s silence on Zakir Naik what has been revealed is how domestic politics has impacted their foreign policy decision-making.
The British High Commission confirmed that Yasin Mohammad Abdus Samad Talukder was detained in July, shortly after the Bangladeshi police accused him of having links to Islamic militants, but authorities have denied any involvement in his detention.
The government’s apparent success in recent months in killing and detaining many alleged Islamic militants increasingly comes at the cost of the rule of law and due process.
Why were Mir Ahmed Bin Quasem and Hummam Quader Chowdhury, both sons of opposition leaders, secretly picked up by law enforcement authorities?
Tahmid Hasib Khan and Hasnat Reza Karim are caught in a turf war between different law enforcement and intelligence agencies as the government tries to justify the month-long detainment of the two men.
The country has seen a rise in extremist violence over the past year with a series of attacks on bloggers and university teachers, culminating in the Dhaka attacks on July 1.
The Dhaka terrorist attack happened within an overall environment of breakdown of governance and law enforcement. Unless we focus there, we will never start to mend the structure within which such events play out.
Officials stated that these four men helped to fund terror attacks in their homeland in the name of ISIS in Bangladesh.
The home ministry probe will also inquire into whether the NGO’s funds were directed towards ‘attracting’ the youth to terrorism.
The police had earlier said that chef Saiful Islam Chowkidar was innocent and had been mistakenly shot by them, but they have revised their statement.
Meer Hayet Kabir questioned how radicalisation entrapped his educated son raised by a loving and affluent family .
The Mumbai-based televangelist’s relations with the country are marked by the deep political pathologies the country suffers from and is nothing short of extraordinary.
Police believes that Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, a domestic Islamist group had a significant role in organising the attackers.
A map showing the devastating attacks that were witnessed globally during the holy month of the Islamic calendar.
As investigators gather details about the militants, a profile is emerging of a band of educated youths from privileged backgrounds who had turned to radical Islamism only recently.
Faraaz Hossain refused to abandon his two friends when allowed to leave, for being a Bangladeshi Muslim, by the militants who attacked the Holey Artisan Bakery on July 1.
Bangaldeshi Minister Rejects ISIS Involvement in Dhaka Terror Attack, Says Militants Made No Demands
The home minister Asaduzzaman Khan blamed terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh for the attack at an upscale café in the nation’s capital.
Analysts see new phase, tactics in terror campaign of the Islamic State
While the government continues to deny IS presence and blames local groups, militancy has become a huge threat for tourists, foreign traders, liberals and minorities.