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#Shahbag Blogger Hacked To Death

Engineer Ahmed Rajib Haider, a young blogger and online activist participating in the ongoing Shahbag movement in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka was brutally killed a few hours ago, reports Mamur Hossain. Hasib Mahmud writes [bn] that a death warrant was posted against Rajib a few days ago on an Islamist-run blog charging the activist with desecrating religion. Rajib blogged under the alias Thaba Baba on various blogs, including one which satirized religion.

Posted by on 15 February 2013.

Categories: Bangla, Bangladesh, Breaking News, Citizen Media, English, Freedom of Speech, Human Rights, Law, Quick Reads, South Asia, War & Conflict, Youth

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