Dhaka, Bangladesh – The prime suspect in the 2015 murder of Bangladeshi-American writer Avijit Roy has been killed in a reported “shoot-out” with authorities in Dhaka, just a day after the death of another man in police custody. Reports said Sharif, also known as Hadi, a member of the banned Ansarullah Bangla Team, was killed early on Sunday in the Khilgaon ...

Attackers in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka have hacked to death on 26th February 2015 a US-Bangladeshi blogger whose writings on religion angered Islamist hardliners. Avijit Roy, an atheist who advocated secularism, was attacked as he walked back from a book fair with his wife, who was also hurt in the attack. No-one has been arrested but police say they are ...