Another murder by religious fanatics in Bangladesh – Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique

Last Saturday morning, university lecturer Professor Rezaul Karim Siddique, a teacher within the English Department, was hacked to death by Islamist fanatics as he left his home and walked towards the bus station to go to work. The UKs Guardian reports .. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for hacking to death a university professor in Bangladesh for “calling to atheism”. The … Read more

Another Secular activist who criticised Islamism has been hacked to death in Bangladesh

It has happened yet again, Nazimuddin Samad, a Bangladeshi secular activist was hunted down and brutally murdered because he dared to criticise fanatical Islamists. The UKs Guardian reports the details … A Bangladeshi law student who criticised Islamism on his Facebook page has been murdered, police said on Thursday, the latest in a series of killings … Read more

Bangladesh publishers burn books in protest at killing of secularists

Publishers, whose very life blood is printing books, have been burning books in Bangladesh as a very public protest against the governments refusal to take any decisive action in response to the growing campaign of orchestrated murder that is being directed against writers. The Guardian Reports … Demonstrations have continued over fatal attacks on secular writers and … Read more

Another Bangladesh blogger killed by machete

The sad news is that yet another blogger in Bangladesh, Niloy Chakrabarti, has been hacked to death by a gang of Islamist thugs. The Guardian reports the horrific details … A well-known secular blogger in Bangladesh, who has been murdered at his home in the latest such attack, had told police of threats against him and requested … Read more

Daft Claim of the week: Atheistic regimes killed millions

John Mark Reynolds, a rather religious chap, has a posting up that suggests he has rather firmly embraced a rather odd view of 20th century history and appears to believe that atheism is the prime cause of the horrendous genocide that took place. He does not even suggest, or hint, but is very specific about it … Read more

The brutal murder of secular activist and writer Avijit Roy

I’m personally sickened and appalled to learn that secular blogger Avijit Roy was been murdered in Bangladesh yesterday. The IHEU (International Humanist and Ethical Union) has the details, so I’m cutting and pasting the following directly from their website … “Abhijit Roy lives in America and so, it is not possible to kill him right now. He will be murdered when he … Read more

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