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Trapped Between Murder and Repression: Life as an Atheist Blogger in Bangladesh

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.


Islamic Militant Group Circulates Hit List of International Bloggers and Activists

The list released by Bangladeshi hardline organization Ansarullah Bangla Team follows a series of hacking deaths of bloggers.


Fourth Bangladeshi Blogger This Year Hacked to Death by Machete-Wielding Gang

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.


Threats, Attacks, and Murders Keep Bloggers in Bangladesh on Edge

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.


Masked Men Hack Another Atheist Bangladeshi Blogger to Death

Secular writer Ananta Bijoy Das is the third blogger to be killed in Bangladesh in as many months. Writers say Islamists in the country are waging a campaign of terror against bloggers.