Tag Archives: Bangladesh

Bangladesh rejects call for blasphemy law, but atheist bloggers still detained

Padraig Reidy: Bangladesh rejects call for blasphemy law, but atheist bloggers still detained

Index Index – International free speech roundup 16/01/13

A Bangladeshi blogger is in critical condition after being stabbed by three unknown attackers on 14 January in Dhaka, the country’s capital. Asif Mohiuddin, 29, is the author of a blog about atheism widely read in Bangladesh. His posts often satirise religion, with one post referring to god as “almighty only in name but impotent in reality.” […]

Counter-productive censorship

Nigel Warburton: Counter-productive censorship

Chinese force banning of Tibet exhibition in Dhaka

Bangladesh: Authorities called in police over the weekend to prevent today’s opening of a photographic exhibition about Tibetans in exile that Chinese diplomats wanted banned.