By the middle of 2015, after nearly four years of vicious Syrian conflict and at the height of ISIL’s (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) march towards Baghdad to make the Islamic Caliphate a reality, refugees started pouring out of Syria and Iraq in large numbers. Nearly two years earlier, the self-proclaimed Caliph, Abu […]
24 hours ago the wife of a police officer was killed in Bangladesh by Islamic Militants while walking her six years old son to school. According to her son, 3 people stabbed his mom all over her body and then shot her in the head before fleeing on a motor cycle.
That her husband, a […]
The Rise of Bonya Ahmed: The Reason Rally Mini-Con Keynote, A Center for Inquiry Post
The Reason Rally, the largest gathering of atheists, agnostics, humanists secularists and freethinkers are taking place in Washington, DC this Saturday (June 3) and tomorrow Sunday. The gathering will raise issues regarding the separation of church and state, the role of science in education and public policy, climate change, reproductive and LGBT rights, etc. […]
The ‘Shahbag movement’ started on 5th February, 2013. The movement started demanding capital punishment of war criminal Abdul Quader Mollah who was convicted for his brutal war crimes during Bangladesh liberation in 1971. The movement was non-violent, peaceful and spontaneous movement of general public. On February 15th Rajib Haider one of the online activists was […]
On the morning of February 26, as I was mourning the loss of my husband last year, I was left wondering something else: Whose death anniversary will I mourn next?
A year ago on Thursday, secular blogger Ananta Bijoy Das was attacked and killed on his way to work in northeastern Bangladesh. That attack came after […]
By: Chris Emmanuel Dsouza
The cult of ISIS style king has penetrated into Bangladesh society. This has been well orchestrated in the series of street murders of Secular Bloggers in Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a country, which was carved out of Islamic Republic of Pakistan in 1971, after a bloody battle against the Pakistan Army, costing over […]