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About Avijit Roy

Dr. Avijit Roy is a Bangladeshi-American blogger, published author, and prominent defender of the free thought movement. He is an engineer by profession, but well-known for his writings in his self-founded site, Mukto-Mona—an Internet congregation of freethinkers, rationalists, skeptics, atheists, and humanists of mainly Bengali and South Asian descent. As an advocate of atheism, science, and metaphysical naturalism, he has published seven Bangla books, and many of his articles have been published in magazines and journals. His latest book, Obisshahser Dorshon (The Philosophy of Disbelief), has been critically well-received and is a popular Bengali book on science, skepticism, and rationalism. He writes from Atlanta, Georgia.

Scientists’ Protest on the Publication of Islamic Pseudoscience in the International Journal of Cardiology


International Journal of Cardiology, a medical science journal by prestigious Elsevier group is in a process of publishing a very controversial paper entitled, “The heart and cardiovascular system in the Qur’an and Hadeeth”  (doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2009.05.011). This is probably the first time a scientific journal is going to attribute ‘holy’ religious text in it ignoring all the […]

By |February 14th, 2010|Activism, Education, International, Literature, Mukto-Mona, Philosophy|33 Comments

Joan Baez and our Liberation War

Joan Baez and our Liberation War

Avijit Roy

Re-Published on December, 2008



Download “The Song of Bangladesh” (MP3 format)

“I’ve been obsessed with stopping people from blowing each other’s brains out since I was ten.” — Joan Baez


Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Bangladesh, Bangladesh
When the sun sinks in the west
Die a million people of the Bangladesh … (~Joan Baez)

It was a […]

By |December 16th, 2008|Bangladesh, Culture, Liberation war, Mukto-Mona|8 Comments
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