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Reuters Exclusive: Widow of slain U.S.-Bangladeshi blogger lashes out at Dhaka

BY JOHN SHIFFMAN.
Original Link on Reuters website.

On a recent evening in a Midwestern U.S. city, a middle-aged woman with bandaged arms and a missing thumb entered a crowded restaurant. Nearby, children colored with crayons. Waiters rushed by.

The maimed woman, Rafida Ahmed, scanned the room nervously. The Atlanta financial executive has been hiding since Islamic […]

Bangladesh vs. Religious Extremists

Nationalism, socialism, democracy, and secularism are the four fundamental principles of the Bangladesh Constitution. Ironically we are living in a country where the constitution speaks for secularism, but society does not.

Religious intolerance has grown deep roots in our society, and now we are experiencing its extremes. Bangladesh is not a good place for practicing the […]

Rafida Ahmed in American Atheists Convention 2015

Rafida Ahmed Bonya; Prominent Bangladeshi science writer and wife of late writer Avijit Roy who was brutally killed by Islamic fundamentalists on 26 February 2015. Here is her video message for American Atheists Convention 2015.

Rafida Ahmed in American Atheists Convention 2015

Rafida Ahmed Bonya; prominent writer and the wife of the late writer Avijit Roy who was brutally killed by Islamic fundamentalists on 26 February 2015, talked about her experience through a video message for American Atheists Convention 2015.

Avijit Roy and His Legacy

Published in the Free Inquiry magazine, a publication of the Center for Free Inquiry (CFI), USA. Please read and leave a comment.  (I would suggest to leave a comment on the CFI website so that those more Americans can see it.)

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Aviji Roy and His Legacy

Happy Ada Lovelace Day!

Today (September 14) is Ada Lovelace Day. Did we know that?

This day is tied with Ada Byron who has been recognized as the ‘first computer programmer’ (though it is still subject to debate).

Well…this post is not only about Ada. We know the names of Hypatia, Madame Curie, Rosalind Franklin, Lise Meitner, Rachel Carson, Barbara McClintock, […]

How Can Something Come From Nothing?

I write and lecture a lot about science and religion. A common question I get from religious believers is “How can something come from nothing?” They seem to think it’s the final clincher proving the existence of God—or at least some form of supernatural creation. Of course, they don’t say how God came from nothing. […]

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