Arrested [Blasphemous] Bloggers’ writings

//Arrested [Blasphemous] Bloggers' writings

keynote address at Reason Rally 2016 in Washington D.C

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.

Her fault?

That her husband, a […]

Tales of a few fighters from dark tiny little room

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 […]

Epigraph for the Freedom of Thought Report

Rafida Ahmed writes in the preface to the 2015 edition, “once a country silences and intimidates its intellectuals and freethinkers, a vicious cycle of terror and extremism becomes inevitable”. We must not let that happen. Freedom of Thought Report: 2015

“My late husband, Avijit Roy, was a science author, a blogger, a writer on topics from […]

Remarks for Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Briefing on Human Rights in Bangladesh

Announcement of the briefing from Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission website

Opening Remarks by Rep. Jim McGovern
Bios
Introduction by Michael De Dora
Statement by Rafida Bonya Ahmed
Statement by Karin D. Karlekar

Statement By Rafida Bonya Ahmed

Let me first thank Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission and also the Center for Inquiry for inviting me to highlight the stories of human […]

A different kind of Halloween In Bangladesh: Brutal killings of free-thinkers

Halloween or Hallowe’en, a contraction of all Hallows’ Evening, is a celebration brought to the USA by the Irish and Scottish immigrants in 19th century. In the late 20th century this celebration of Halloween was also observed in other western countries. Now, in the present time Halloween is celebrated in almost all the western countries […]

Rafida Ahmed Bonya on the UN panel “Ending Impunity for Crimes against Journalists”

The panel was organized on the 2nd International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, and just 2 days after the attacks on Avijit’s publishers Faisal Arefin Dipon and Ahmedur Rashid Tutul, the attack that killed Dipon. http://www.unesco.org/new/en/EndImpunity

I don’t want justice either

via Daily Star online

Like the father of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan, slain blogger Avijit Roy’s wife Rafida Ahmed Banya does not seek justice for the murders of the bloggers and publishers.

“I surely know that the wives of Tutul and Dipan, sister of Ananta, and friends of Rajib, Babu and Niloy do not want justice […]

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