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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
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