By Serajul Quadir and Tom Lasseter DHAKA/NEW DELHI, Aug 3 – When Bangladeshi authorities last month released the names of 261 men who have gone missing from their families, in an attempt to find militants hidden in this country of 160 million people, at the very end of the list was “Jilani alias Abu Zidal”.
By Fathin Ungku SINGAPORE, July 12 – A Singapore court jailed four Bangladeshi men for between two and five years for terrorism financing on Tuesday in a case that has put the city-state’s most marginalized migrant-worker community in the spotlight. Authorities said the men contributed from S$60 ($45) to S$1,360 ($1,000) to fund attacks in
By Ruma Paul DHAKA, May 20 – Machete-wielding assailants hacked to death a village doctor and wounded a university teacher in Bangladesh on Friday, in what police suspected was the latest in a series attacks by Islamists in the majority-Muslim nation. The attackers rode a motorcycle, which they used to block the victims’ motorcycle in
By Ruma Paul DHAKA, April 23 – A university professor was hacked to death on Saturday in northwestern Bangladesh, police said, with Daesh claiming responsibility for the latest in a series of attacks on liberal activists. Two assailants on a motorcycle attacked Rezaul Karim Siddiquee, 58, an English professor at Rajshahi University, slitting his throat