Blogger killed again in Bangladesh

(From The Daily Star)

By Staff Correspondent

Blogger Ananta Bijoy Das had been feeling apprehensive since the brutal murder of Bangladesh-born U.S. writer and blogger Avijit Roy on February 26.

Frustrated with the progress of the Avijit murder case, he had posted a status in Facebook on March 15: “If the killers are not tried, it is clear that they would hone another machete for another strike!”

His trepidation turned true yesterday morning when Ananta, known for advocating science and secularism, was viciously hacked to death by a group of masked men in Sylhet city, in a continuation of attack on free thinkers. Read more

Murdered Bangladesh bloggers

Murdered Bangladesh bloggers

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