Bloggers Under Fire: The Fatal Consequences of Free Thinking in Bangladesh

http://globalvoices.org/specialcoverage/bloggers-under-fire-the-fatal-consequences-of-free-thinking-in-bangladesh/

Publisher:  Global Voices
Date Written:  31/03/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19051

Six secular Bangladeshi writers have been killed since November of 2014: Rajshahi University professor AKM Shafiul Islam, literary publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan, and bloggers Avijit Roy, Oyasiqur Rahman Babu, Ananta Bijoy Das and Niloy Neel. At least a dozen more bloggers and progressive activists have been killed and scores of others attacked or threatened with death for their progressive and secular views since 2005.

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