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Bangladesh Shuts Down 58 Online News Websites

Bangladesh’s telecoms regulator located in Dhaka has ‘shut down’ 58 online news portals, citing security reasons, as officials scrutinise hundreds of sites before a parliamentary election this month. The move comes as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s government is already facing criticism for introducing laws that many journalists fear are aimed at curbing press freedom. The […]

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Public Kiss Ignites “Ferocious” Outcry in Bangladesh

Bangladesh: A picture shared by Bangladeshi Photographer Jibon Ahmed on his social media handle hasn’t gone viral but also made him pay the price. What’s there in that sensational/controversial pic? The photo — a dreamy scene of two lovers kissing in the monsoon rain — went viral in Bangladesh almost immediately after photojournalist Jibon Ahmed […]

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The ‘Invisible Enemy’ Strikes Another Intellect in Bangladesh

A top secular / science fiction novel writer named Zafar Iqbal has been attacked at a local Bangladeshi university. Writer Zafar Iqbal was reportedly stabbed in public in front of a daylight audience (of 500 people) in the head while taking part in an university event in Dhaka Bangladesh. The well-known secular activist and science […]

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Bangladesh Turns Slaughter-House for Bloggers

Bangladesh has seen the eighth murder of a blogger with secularist views in 2015. Islamic extremists in Bangladesh appear to be taking their war on secular writers and bloggers. Bangladeshi dissident bloggers around the world are being targeted by a terrorist group associated with Al Qaeda. Another secular blogger was hacked to death and three other people were […]

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Third Blogger Butchered in Bangladesh

It’s all over the international news yet again, a third secular blogger butchered in Sylhet City, Bangladesh. Smashed and slashed deep in the skull with a Chinese made machete, spilling Ananta’s brain matter onto the ground, spelling an instant death. Four men chased the blogger, Ananta Bijoy Dash, age 30 – through streets near his home in the northeastern city of […]

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The Second Blogger that got Slaughtered in Bangladesh this Year

He was hacked with a Chinese machete, he was hacked on the face five times with a machete – he was hacked so bad on his face with blows so severe, that his relatives could not recognize or identify him at the city morgue. One of the blow went straight through his skull which caved in […]

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Why did Avijit Roy go back to Bangladesh?

American atheist blogger, Avijit Roy, who spoke out against religious extremism and intolerance has been hacked to death in Bangladesh. The news media around the world is giving coverage to this gruesome assassination of a radical free-thinker who had a lovely wife, daughter, a good paying job and a house in a nice neighborhood in […]

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