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Trisha Ahmed writes to stepfather Avijit Roy after the verdict.

Bonya Ahmed’s daughter Trisha Ahmed writes to the stepfather Avijit Roy in Baltimore Sun, with so much of robustness, dejection and comprehension.

Money used to flow in to kill bloggers, publishers and ” in Bangladesh, one of your publisher’s attackers confessed. So, who funded your murder?

I thought, if the Bangladeshi investigators don’t have answers, then […]

Bonya Ahmed’s Statement on the Avijit Roy Murder Verdict February 16, 2021

We got a verdict today after six years of confusion and delay. I am sorry for turning down media requests for interviews. Instead, I am posting this statement below to summarize the situation and pose questions that have gone unanswered.

In 2015 my late husband Avijit Roy — Avi — and I visited Bangladesh, our home […]

By |February 16th, 2021|Avijit Roy, Blogger killings|1 Comment

Muktomona Statement on the Avijit Roy Murder Verdict February 16, 2021

A Dhaka court today sentenced five members of banned militant outfit Ansar Al Islam including sacked Major Zia ul Haque to death in a case filed over the murder of writer Avijit Roy in 2015, however, the mastermind behind the brutal murder – Major Zia ul Haque – is absconding; the authorities have no idea […]

By |February 16th, 2021|Avijit Roy|0 Comments

A heartfelt apology to the killers of Avijit Roy

“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave”, said Elmer Davis.

Her thought may have been directed to a land that is not ours but it is a perfect fit when days such as 26th of February comes to our door.

In Bangladesh, this is […]

By |February 26th, 2019|Avijit Roy|1 Comment

Fourth anniversary of the assassination of Avijit Roy

Avijit Roy (1971-2015) was a voice of reason in an age when people boast of their ignorance and lies are claimed as alternatives to universal truths. A software engineer by profession and a writer by avocation, Avijit Roy was a leading Bangladeshi-American human rights activist, author and a pioneer in Bengali free-thought movement.

In his short […]

Avijit Roy would have been 46 today

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By |September 12th, 2018|Avijit Roy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Avijit Roy and My Sense of Responsibility

Jibon Ahmed
(Jibon Ahmed, a photo-journalist helped Avijit Roy and Bonya Ahmed to get to a hospital after the attack. Translated from original Bengali published in Purboposchim http://pbd.news/open-views/38794/অভিজিৎ-রায়-ও-আমার-দায়িত্ববোধ)

Three years went by with little notice. During these years, I have spent many sleepless terror-filled nights. This fear will chase me around as long as I live. I […]

By |February 27th, 2018|Avijit Roy|5 Comments
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