Bangladesh considering dropping Islam as national religion

Government officials in Bangladesh are considering dropping Islam as the country’s national religion. Reports say that Dr Abdur Razzak, a leading member of Bangladesh’s ruling...

Delwar Hussain Sayedee’s death sentence reduced to life imprisonment

Bangladesh's highest court has reduced the death sentence of a prominent Jamaat-e-Islam leader, sparking protests by both his supporters and secular opponents. In a ruling...

Brave Bangladeshi boy who dived into a river to save a baby deer

Astonishing photos have emerged from Bangladesh depicting a boy risking his own life in floodwaters to help a drowning baby deer that was close...

Hasina regime hangs fifth Jamaat-e-Islam leader for 1971 war crimes

Bangladeshi authorities have hanged another senior leader of the country's largest Islamic party for alleged war crimes committed during the war of independence from...

Bangladeshi “Tree Man” with rare skin disease to undergo surgery

A Bangladeshi man dubbed the "Tree Man" for huge bark-like warts on his hands and feet will be undergoing surgery to remove the unusual...

The killers of 13 year old Samiul Rajon sentenced to death

Six men have been sentenced to death in Bangladesh for torturing and murdering a 13-year-old boys in separate incidents earlier this year. Four men were...

Rohingya Muslims banned from marrying Bangladeshi nationals

Bangladesh’s government has banned marriage between Bangladesh nationals and Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, claiming that the latter are attempting to use marriage to gain...

Bangladesh to ban Dr Zakir Naik’s Peace TV

Bangladesh has said it intends to ban the Islamic television channel, Peace TV, in the wake of the deadly attack on a cafe in...

Three Hizb ut-Tahrir men held in Chittagong

Three men affiliated to Islamic political party Hizb ut-Tahrir have been arrested in the Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong. The three activists of the banned...

Abdul Quader Molla hanged by Bangladeshi government

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