Category Archive: Islamophobia

Jul 09

Daily Star quietly deletes its controversial online reports on Zakir Naik and on Indian forces coming to Dhaka!

The Daily Star made another fraudulent claim, in what has become a regular occurrence by the newspaper owned by media magnate and industrialist Latifur Rahman, who also owns the media franchise Prothom Alo. At 02:22 pm, on July 4, 2016, the Daily Star published a report named, “Militants followed ‘IS recruiters’, controversial preacher”, in which …

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Jul 02

Observations on #GulshanAttack in #Bangladesh

Setting the context: Several days ago, article by prime minister aide and son of Bangladesh PM Sajeeb Wazed Joy in the Diplomat claiming that all terrorists operating in Bangladesh were local and homegrown ABT and JMB, and not foreign trained ISIS. In his article appropriately named “Wave of Arrests Reveals Bangladesh Terror Threat Is Home-Grown. …

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Aug 07

Indian newspaper reports blogger Niloy killed in May 2015!

Secular Bangladeshi blogger Niloy Neel was murdered on the 7th of August, 2015, after assailants broke into his apartment in Dhaka’s Goran, according to the Bangladesh Blogger and Activist Network which was alerted to the attack by a witness. However, it was found that an Indian newspaper has reported blogger Niloy to be killed back …

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