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10 July 2015
"They are [attacking] bloggers because the Internet penetration is still low in the country and they want to silence freedom of speech that exposes their narratives and political message."
21 May 2015
We condemn the recent murders of bloggers and call on authorities to ensure that those responsible for these killings are brought to justice.
14 May 2015
This week saw the third killing of a Bangladeshi blogger in 2015. In other news, China and Russia conspire on cybersecurity, and Iran blocks women (and Justin Bieber) on Instagram.
13 May 2015
Das promoted critical thinking about religion, which sparked the ire of Islamic hardliners in Bangladesh. He was hacked to death by a group of masked people with machetes.
2 April 2015
Egypt calls for "safer" Internet policies, China’s Cyberspace Administration bans “wife-swapping” stories, and thuggery abounds.
31 March 2015
A young man named Oyasiqur Rahman Babu was killed in Bangladesh by religious fanatics in the second such incident in a month's time.
27 February 2015
Roy is the second Bangladeshi blogger killed since 2013. Horrifying photos of he and his wife, bloodied and injured on the street, were circulated on social media.
21 November 2014
A Facebook group claimed responsibility for hacking to death a university professor. After a few days of receiving abuse reports from users, Facebook took down the page.
25 August 2014
Many have raised questions about the new draft broadcasting policy of Bangladesh -- analysts say it is regressive and will control the media.
1 April 2014
Fellow bloggers have accused an Islamist student organization of distributing false propaganda that rallied a mob against the two bloggers and led to their arrest.