July 20, 2022
Why Was Hefazat-e-Islam Silent on ‘Blasphemous’ Remarks by BJP Officials?
By Shafi Md Mostofa
The Bangladeshi Islamist group appears to be prioritizing the release of its jailed leaders and is avoiding antagonizing the government at present.
May 19, 2021
Bangladesh Cracks Down on Hardline Islamist Group
By Asif Muztaba Hassan
The latest government pushback followed intelligence that terrorist groups had infiltrated Hefajat-e-Islam.
April 15, 2021
Bangladesh’s Islamist Challenge Intensifies
By Subir Bhaumik
The violent anti-Modi protests were just the latest sign that the government's outreach to Islamist groups has backfired.