rajib haider

4.23.16

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Brutal Killing of Bangladeshi Professor

Militants attacked Rezaul Karim Siddique, a 58-year old English professor, and hacked him to death for his "call to atheism." He's the latest target of the Islamic State group in Bangladesh.

12.31.15

Bangladesh Hands Death Sentence to Killers of Atheist Blogger

A court has handed the death sentence to two of six people convicted of killing Rajib Haider, following the first prosecution for any of the murders of atheist bloggers in Bangladesh.

3.2.15

Bangladesh Arrests Prime Suspect in American Blogger Murder

Farabi Shafiur Rahman was detained this morning as he was about to board a bus out of Dhaka. The suspect has reportedly made several death threats against Avijit Roy, the atheist author hacked to death on Thursday.