Happy birthday Avi! You would be 50 today if you were here.
By: Md Maruf Hasan
In 21st century, the world is moving forward recklessly like Voyager 1 and 2. Human civilization has peaked at its highest level of exploration, yet biological evolution of living organisms is taught as just theory despite having mountains of evidences in Bangladesh and other religious countries. The question is for what? The […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave”, said Elmer Davis.
Her thought may have been directed to a land that is not ours but it is a perfect fit when days such as 26th of February comes to our door.
In Bangladesh, this is […]
Avijit Roy (1971-2015) was a voice of reason in an age when people boast of their ignorance and lies are claimed as alternatives to universal truths. A software engineer by profession and a writer by avocation, Avijit Roy was a leading Bangladeshi-American human rights activist, author and a pioneer in Bengali free-thought movement.
In his short […]