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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

The Amazing Story of Princess Noor Inayat Khan – A Spy in The British Secret Service during World War II

By: Sayeed Ahmed
Oh! The Sufi Princess
You are the sweetest martyr
That we all madly admire
You are the icon of integrity
Dwelling in our hearts for eternity
You are now the radiant star
In this glorious universe.
(“A Tribute to the Illuminated Woman of World War II,” by Irfanulla Shariff)

 

“Liberté”
That was her last word as an SS officer shot at the […]

By |February 5th, 2021|History, Personality, Women|0 Comments

Sculpture of Sheikh Mujib Stands and Modernize Islam

By: MZH Lashkar

Religion, A legion is a horde or a large number of people or things. It was originally a term for a military unit. In Roman times, a legion was a large unit of men in the army, and the word is still used in many militaries. And religion is just that: armed […]

By |December 31st, 2020|bangalee freethinker, Bangladesh, Culture, Human Rights|0 Comments

France’s Battle Against Authoritarianism

At the heart of the French Enlightenment rests a cardinal premise: ‘Sapere aude – Dare to be wise.’

But what does that mean, exactly? And what role has it played in the construction of modern human society?

For centuries, in the name of faith, the devotees waged war, humiliating, and slaughtering fellow humans for religious supremacy. Human […]

By |November 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|1 Comment

To Mark Zuckerberg

By: Riaz Osmani

This article is aimed at Mark Zuckerberg as well as the Facebook authority in general. I wish to highlight the fact that Facebook has been knowingly or unknowingly deactivating accounts of numerous atheists, ex-Muslims and freethinkers in Bangladesh. It is conceivable that a similar situation exists in other Muslim majority countries. Facebook has […]

By |July 24th, 2020|Freedom of Expression, Human Rights, Religion|0 Comments
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