Roy Avijit

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A relative consoles  the children of Mahmuda Khanam Mitu, the wife of a police superintendent who had been cracking down on militant attacks, after she was stabbed and shot to death by militants while taking her son to school   in Chittagong, Bangladesh, last Sunday. Photograph:  EPA/STR

The young man, inching past a crowded checkpoint near a truck stand in Dhaka, Bangladesh’s capital, caught the attention of an alert police officer. H(...)

Flowers lay on the spot where Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy was killed in a street in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in February 2015. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

A publisher of secular books has been hacked to death in the Bangladesh capital, police said. In a separate attack in Dhaka, police said two writers a(...)

Niloy Chatterjee (40) a blogger who advocated secularism, was killed in his flat in the capital, Dhaka, said police official Mustafizur Rahman.

A blogger was hacked to death in Bangladesh on Friday, the fourth killing of an online critic of religious extremism in the Muslim-majority country in(...)

Bangladesh police officials speak to reporters after secular blogger Washikur Rahman was hacked to death on a Dhaka street. Photograph: Suvra Kanti Das/AFP/Getty Images

A blogger has been hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, the second attack in five weeks on a critic of reli(...)

Bangladeshi Rapid Action Battalion personnel produce Farabi Shafiur Rahman (c), arrested over the alleged machete murder of an atheist American blogger. Photograph: Munir uz Zaman/AFP/Getty Images

Bangladeshi security officials have arrested a suspect in the killing of an American writer who was a prominent critic of extremist Islam and was hack(...)

Bangladeshi secular activists take part in a torch-lit protest against the killing of US blogger of Bangladeshi origin, Avijit Roy. Photograph: AFP Photo

Hundreds of people have taken to the streets of Dhaka in protest at the murder of a prominent secular American blogger of Bangladeshi origin who (...)

People gather on the spot where Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy was killed in  Dhaka, Bangladesh,  on Thursday evening. Roy, a prominent Bangladeshi-US blogger, was attacked with his wife by machete-wielding assailants while walking in the streets. Photograph: Abir Abdullah/EPA

A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism has been hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh’s(...)