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Ansarullah Bangla Team: Genesis and Beyond

In Bangladesh, a climate of fear has engulfed the secular activists of the country with the advent of a radical Islamist group. Known under the name of “Ansarullah Bangla Team,” its members are believed to be highly engaged in social media and also tech-savvy. Over the past few years, this youth-oriented radical Islamist group stole […]

Who is the mastermind behind Avijit’s murder?

Mukto-Mona founder and author Avijit Roy’s father Ajay Roy; a former university teacher was interviewed by TV journalist Farzana Rupa. The interview was broadcasted on Channel 71 on June 21st, 2015. Two days before the interview, in a separate interview with Bangla Tribune, Ajay Roy mentioned the names of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology […]

Bangladesh Facing the Music

Sorry, Mrinmoy, you were born in a wrong place.

The latest news from Bangladesh is that a gang of seven Islamic terrorists, shouting Allahu Akbar (Allah is great), have murdered 20+ people, mostly foreigners, at a posh restaurant in the diplomatic area of the capital city, Dhaka. The victims were slaughtered in the Islamic way, […]

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 […]

Reason Rally Mini-Con’s Keynote Speaker is Bonya Ahmed

The Rise of Bonya Ahmed: The Reason Rally Mini-Con Keynote, A Center for Inquiry Post

By |June 6th, 2016|Activism, Freethinking|0 Comments

Reason Rally, Washington DC, 2016

Live Streaming:

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. […]

By |June 5th, 2016|Activism, Free Speech, Freethinking|0 Comments

In support of secular bloggers and freethinkers in Bangladesh – The Nordic and Estonian PEN centres condemn the acts of violence and demand protection for those in danger

 

27.4.2016

Freedom of expression is under a serious threat once again in Bangladesh, where four freethinkers have been brutally murdered within a month:

On April 25th Xulhaz Mannan, a gay rights activist and an editor at LGBT magazine, Roopbaan, and a fellow activist and USAID employee Tanay Mojumdar were killed in Mannan’s apartment.
On April 23rd Professor Rezaul […]

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