Bangladeshi Students Take to Streets After Activist Is Hacked to Death
Liberal bloggers being attacked with machetes has become a persistent phenomenon in Bangladesh, while the government fails to arrest the murderers and clamps down on freedom of expression.
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.
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.
French President François Hollande Promotes Secularism Following Paris Terror Attacks
Speaking on Thursday, Hollande defended secular values and argued that they provide the foundation on which religious freedom is based.