ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Maidul Islam

Crisis of Islamist Extremism in Contemporary Bangladesh

Islamist extremism in Bangladesh emerged as a response to authoritarian populism and in the absence of a credible anti-establishment left-wing political project to articulate an alternative agenda to the existing status quo. Islamist extremists represent a politics of revenge and hatred with no clear objective to uplift the socio-economic conditions and livelihood prospects of the people.