Blogger Related To #Shahbag Movement Hacked To Death · Global Voices
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… …
Blogger and Shahbag Movement Activist Slaughtered in Dhaka – Hitlist was posted on a Jamaat-e-Islami backed blog – CNN iReport.
Unknown assailants murdered Architect Ahmed Rajib Haider Shuvo (26) on Friday near his residence at Palashnagar, Lalmatia. According to a local newspaper bdnews24.com,
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. …
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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