Awami League leader in London Sushanta receives death threat

One of the most prominent Awami Legaue activists and Technology and IT Secretary for UK Awami League has received death threats in a letter addressed to his home. This has been formally reported to the local police station in Forest Gate. Last night Sushanta Das Gupta has shared a post regarding this incident on his verified facebook page. Police Officer Anderson has advised against sharing the letter publicly due to the on-going investigation. Describing him as an atheist the letter contains details about Sushanta’s wife, children, and the school the children attend, details of other family members both here in London as well as in Bangladesh. Warning Sushanta about his writing those responsible for the letter threatened him with stern consequences for him and his family members if he continues to write about their leader. Including chilling reminders of his attachment to the children the letter goes on to warn Sushanta about finding the body of close relatives should he decide to carry on writing. Sushanta has confirmed that he received this letter addressed to his house on ...

Shyamananda Das, a Hindu temple worker, was hacked to death

Shyamananda Das, a Hindu temple worker, was hacked to death in Bangladesh Friday, police reportedly said. The incident is the latest in a series of attacks on secular and minority targets by suspected militants in the Muslim-majority country. Das, who worked at the Radhamadan Gopal Bigraha Math i...