Bangladeshi blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider stabbed to death in Dhaka

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@globalvoices : #Shahbag Blogger Hacked To Death http://t.co/A61H7xDj

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Engineer Ahmed Rajib Haider, an young blogger and online activist, who was very active in the ongoing Shahbagh movement in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka was brutally killed a few hours ago, reports Mamur Hossain. Hasib Mahmud writes [bn] that a hitlist was posted against Rajib a few days ago in… …

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: #Bangladesh: Blogger & #Shahbag activist killed in Dhaka; Hitlist was posted on a blog. http://t.co/2DSzOHgR via @turing1010

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Blogger and Shahbag Movement Activist Slaughtered in Dhaka – Hitlist was posted on a Jamaat-e-Islami backed blog – CNN iReport.

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Unknown assailants murdered Architect Ahmed Rajib Haider Shuvo (26) on Friday near his residence at Palashnagar, Lalmatia. According to a local newspaper bdnews24.com,

@sunny_hundal : Awful. 26 year old blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider hacked to death in Dhaka, Bangladesh, over on-going national protests http://t.co/cxIeatcx

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@PakistaniAA : Anti-Islamist blogger HACKED TO DEAD WITH A MACHETE in #Dhaka, #Bangladesh – #ReligionOfPeace #Islam – http://t.co/N5bxXDzd #Pakistan

AFP: Anti-Islamist blogger killed in Bangladesh: police

DHAKA — A blogger who had been critical of Bangladesh’s Islamist groups was killed in the capital late Friday, police said, a day after he attended a big rally against leaders of the country’s largest Islamic party. …

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Activists who were protesting against two of their leaders’ convictions for war crimes, while far larger demonstrations calling for the men to be executed continued for an 11th day. A tribunal sentenced Abdul Quader Mollah to life in prison on February 5 for war crimes including murder, rape and torture …]

We all condemn the cowardly act of silencing a blogger who had voiced his protest in writing. It’s a shameful act and goes to prove that those who can kill in the name of religion are actually cowards – they lack faith and their conviction is so fragile that they feel threatened if anyone speaks differently.

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5 Responses to “Bangladeshi blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider stabbed to death in Dhaka”

  1. biplab das 17 February 2013 at 11:33 PM #

    আমরা হারালাম একজন যুক্তিবাদীকে। শহীদের মৃত্যু যাতে বিফলে না যায় সেটা আমাদের দেখতে হবে। বাংলাদেশের যে সব বন্ধুরা ধর্মীয় যাঁতাকলের বিরুদ্ধে সংগ্রামে নেমেছেন সকলকে জানাই কুর্নিশ।

  2. Madhusudan Mahato 19 February 2013 at 3:28 PM #

    Tribute to All martyer.

  3. Manish 21 February 2013 at 8:55 PM #

    আমরা হারালাম একজন যুক্তিবাদীকে। শহীদের মৃত্যু যাতে বিফলে না যায় সেটা আমাদের দেখতে হবে। বাংলাদেশের যে সব বন্ধুরা ধর্মীয় যাঁতাকলের বিরুদ্ধে সংগ্রামে নেমেছেন সকলকে জানাই কুর্নিশ।

  4. Habibul 24 February 2013 at 6:27 PM #

    je ba jara rajib haidar ke khun koreche tader kathor sasti dik hasina sarkar.

  5. sujoy chanda 25 February 2013 at 8:01 PM #

    such protest against islamic fundamentalist is good sing in favour of democratic and secular Bangladesh


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