Four bloggers and a publisher have been hacked to death in Bangladesh in 2015. Yet, as the survivor of a previous attack told VICE News, atheist writers there also have to deal with government repression.
New research from Cornell University has found that when perusing food blogs, we may judge the healthiness of recipes based on the blogger’s appearance, rather than their dishes.
The list released by Bangladeshi hardline organization Ansarullah Bangla Team follows a series of hacking deaths of bloggers.
In Greek mythology, goddesses were hatched out of seashells or sprung, spontaneously, from Zeus’s head. Today, at least in Taiwan, they may ascend from behind the counter at a burger-slinging fast-food emporium.
Niloy Chakrabarti, better known on the internet by his pen name Niloy Neel, was a secular blogger who had criticized previous attacks on authors in the country.
The government has banned an Islamist militant group suspected of being behind recent blogger killings, but persecuted commentators argue that it appears to be in league with fundamentalists.
Bangladesh has never been an especially safe place for opposition writers, but things have begun spiraling out of control over the last two years.
For the whole five days, I stole everything I ate, drank, wore and watched.
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