Atheist Bloggers Arrested in Bangladesh

Atheist Bloggers Arrested in Bangladesh

4/7/2013 Bangladeshi police arrested four anti-Islamist writers in the capital, Dhaka, this week. The crackdown comes as protesters demand the death penalty for Islamist leaders accused of war crimes, prompting counter-protests by their supporters. Asif Mohiuddin, 30, is one of the arrested bloggers. Mohiuddin has only recently recovered from injuries he incurred during an attack on him by a militant Islamist group in January. Detectives took him from his home, just two days after police arrested three other bloggers Subrata Adhikary Shuvo (24), Russell Parvez (36), and Mashiur Rahman Biplob (42), for allegedly hurting the religious beliefs of the people. Like fellow…
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