How to Stop the Escalating Extremist Violence in South Asia
The Shirazi Foundation attended an event hosted by The Heritage Foundation titled How can Bangladesh Stop the Escalating Extremist Violence. An expert panel discussed why the extremist in south Asia needs to be taken seriously. Experts analyzed proper steps needed to combat extremism and the challenges from the international community in preserving freedom of speech without innocent citizens living in fear of consequences from extremist. Experts added that what is imperative is to maintain the South Asian country as a model of development, moderate, tolerant and a country that embraces its diverse citizenry. Experts implied that there are different elements of competitions between terror groups who commit acts of violence.