Bangladesh

Language of violence

Print edition : August 05, 2016

The morning after the July 1 terrorist siege at the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka’s Gulshan area. Photo: AP

Police detain a suspected militant after an attack near an Eid congregation in Kishoregonj on July 7. Photo: AFP

Inconsolable family members and parents of Tarishi Jain (below), who was killed in the Dhaka terror attack, after her body was brought for the cremation in Gurgaon on July 4. Photo: PTI

Tarushi Jain, a 19-year-old Indian girl who has killed in the Dhaka terror attack. Photo: PTI

The funeral procession of one of the victims of the siege, in Dhaka on July 4. Photo: ADNAN ABIDI/REUTERS

The recent terror attacks in Bangladesh prove beyond doubt that a section of society is deeply radicalised. Yet, some citizens believe the country’s vibrant democratic culture is not one to be defeated easily.
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