A Report on Preventing Terrorism & Extremism through Community Engagement
Bangladesh, the motherland that we fought for and with strong convictions, we now proudly say that we are the children of this majestic land. This land shelters us through every rough and tough situation and gives a scintillating heart to all those who have ever put their feet on this land. It is our duty as the children of this great motherland to protect it and love it through and through.
As far as the highlighted news we can call out one of the first terrorist attacks on our free lands back in 1999, the attack on Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi in Jessore, killing 10. Since then the records start and it piles up, slowly walking up to a new age of terrorism. Even though there have been multiple influences on the attacks that occurred in the past but in recent times, one or two international criminal organizations made their way in our peaceful country and tried to create some unwanted terror. The most discussed and well-spread news of 1st July 2016 the Holey Artisan Bakery incident, this incident left the entire nation in trauma, affecting both the locals and the expatriates with their livelihood.
The purpose of this report is to talk about the solutions or steps that can be taken to avoid any disruption in the future. This report highlights the speeches of the experts and the solutions that are being taken at the present time. This report is a brief light on the understanding and management of the situation regarding the current or future involvement of individuals towards extremism actions or terrorism and preventing such involvement in the first place.
The seminar and workshop is an attempt to encourage a healthy environment for students, to learn, brainstorm and come up with solutions, through the learning of what and how extremism works. The main ambition of the seminar is to reach the young mind so that the young generation can differentiate the dark side and prevent themselves from getting involved.