Syed Tashfin Chowdhury
The government has banned an Islamist militant group suspected of being behind recent blogger killings, but persecuted commentators argue that it appears to be in league with fundamentalists.
Thousands of Bangladeshi migrants and Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are stranded off the coasts of Indonesia and Malaysia, but the current crisis was preceded by years of exploitation.
Secular writer Ananta Bijoy Das is the third blogger to be killed in Bangladesh in as many months. Writers say Islamists in the country are waging a campaign of terror against bloggers.
Law enforcement authorities are determining the authenticity of the group's claims that it murdered an atheist blogger and others.
'We Had Lost All Hope of Even Finding Her Body': Visiting the Scene of the Rana Plaza Disaster, Two Years Later
On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza building in Bangladesh collapsed, killing over 1,138 workers in the garment factories there and injuring 2,000 more. VICE News visited the site on the two-year anniversary.
Protests are intensifying in Bangladesh following an alleged mass sexual assault during Bengali New Year celebrations which are part of a wider epidemic of violence against women.
Bangladesh executed a top leader of an Islamist opposition group Saturday for alleged crimes against humanity committed during the country’s bloody 1971 war for independence.
'I Would Rather Die Than Go Back': We Spoke to an Opposition Activist on the Run About Life in Bangladesh's Jails
Thousands of activists have been jailed during three months of nationwide opposition protests, many swept up in mass arrests, and the country's prisons are bursting at the seams.
The killing is the latest in a string of similar attacks on secular writers, including the murder of US-based author Avijit Roy during a visit to the country last month.
A rumor about a collapsing bridge caused a stampede at an event that draws nearly a million Hindus each year to a holy site on the banks of the Brahmaputra River.
VICE News spoke to some of the families of Bangladesh Nationalist Party politicians who are grabbed from the streets by men claiming to be law enforcement officers, and often never heard from again.