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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.

  • http://www.facebook.com/zain.msyed.5 Zain MSyed

    Tragic incident. Is this his blog?

    http://nuranichapa.wordpress.com/

    • efr

      yes

    • jubayer

      there is some confusion about this.

  • Solana Larsen

    Oh my goodness

  • http://www.facebook.com/babul.dutta.372 Babul Dutta

    we are very sorry to hear it. we demand early arrest the killers of Rajib.

  • http://widism.com/ Clayton Elliott

    This is a very sad incident and an extreme act of violence. My heart goes out to the departed and his family and friends. One day, freedom of speech will be recognized and embraced as a universal human right. Sending love to those continuously evolving in these often challenging times.

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