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How Zakir Naik’s Words can Hurt

to the Islamic preacher.

Written by: Javed Anand

The Daily Star, Bangladesh reported late last evening, July 4, that two of the five Bangladeshi militants who hacked to death 20 people at a restaurant in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone used to follow three controversial Islamists, including Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik. Militant Rohan Imtiaz, son of an […]

By |July 8th, 2016|Politics, Religion, Terrorism|0 Comments

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, […]

Virus of Faith Strikes Again: Massacre of Innocents in Florida

Picture Source: CNN

During the early morning of Sunday, June 12, in Orlando, Florida, Omar Mateen Siddiqui, a self-described Islamist, killed 50 people in a nightclub frequented by gays. More than 50 people were critically injured. Born of Afghan immigrant parents, Omar Mateen was 29 years old and declared his allegiance to ISIS in a last […]

By |June 13th, 2016|Human Rights, Religion, Society, Terrorism|0 Comments

Would Muslims Support Gay rights?

A few months ago, when I put my profile picture in rainbows, some of my friends were saying, “It is quite funny how people care about other peoples’ sex life, while there are so many other problems to think about!” This is exactly where my problem is, there are so many problems to talk about. […]

By |June 13th, 2016|Human Rights, Religion, Society, Terrorism|3 Comments

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 […]

CNN Article: Whose death anniversary will I mourn next?

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 […]

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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