On November 6, 2015 a young man killed one member of the Ansar enforcement body and wounded three others at Dhaka’s airport
On July 1, 2016 ISIS terrorists entered a café in Dhaka, took hostages and killed twenty people most of whom were foreigners
On April 23, 2016 ISIS killed a teacher in Bangladesh demonstrating just how much the terrorist group fears the liberating power of education
On this day in 2016 terrorists knifed to death a Christian convert in northern Bangladesh in the latest in a series of attacks onother religious groups
On this day in 2019 a flight from Dhaka bound for Dubai needed to make an emergency landing after a man allegedly attempted to hijack the plane.
On this day in 2016 two members of ISIS in Bangladesh beheaded a senior Hindu priest and wounded two worshippers in northern Bangladesh
The Bangladeshi terrorist group JMB set off more than 450 bombs in 63 of the country’s 64 districts over a half hour period but only 2 people died.
Bangladesh was born in a paroxysm of violence in 1971. A declaration of independence from Pakistan (Bangladesh used to be called ‘East Pakistan’ after the division of the former British Raj into India and Pakistan in 1947) brought a brutal response by the Pakistani army that led to anywhere between 300,000 and 3,000,000 deaths. The […]
Sometimes small things point to large changes. During my short visit last week to Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, I had the opportunity to sit down with one of that country’s leading political scientists to talk about terrorism and PVE – i.e. Preventing Violent Extremism, the newest iteration of CVE – Countering Violent Extremism. We […]
Bangladesh is a country born in the paroxysms of violence 45 years ago and one that is teetering on the abyss of more bloodshed day by day. As the country finally deals with the massacre of thousands in the early days of independence through the trials and, in some cases, executions of the perpetrators of […]