The Killing of Avijit Roy: Silencing free-thinking and progressive conscience in Bangladesh

Wolf, Siegfried O.

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"On February 26 the blogger Avijit Roy, a US-citizen of Bangladeshi origin, published author, and prominent voice against religious intolerance was murdered publicly in Dhaka after returning from a book fair (cf. TheGuardian, 27.2.2015; cf. Alam, 7.2.2015). Roy, an engineer by profession was not only known as a passionate writer but also as the founder of the Bengalilanguage blog Mukto-Mona, the “Free Mind”. (...)"

Document type: Working paper
Publisher: South Asia Democratic Forum (SADF)
Place of Publication: Brussels
Date: 2015
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 31 Jul 2015
Number of Pages: 6
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Political science
Controlled Keywords: Bangladesch, Meinungsfreiheit, Roy, Avijit, Attentat, Geschichte 2015
Uncontrolled Keywords: Roy, Avijit, Attentat, Bangladesch, Meinungsfreiheit / Roy, Avijit, Assassination, Freedom of Speech, Free-Thinking
Subject (classification): Politics
Countries/Regions: Bangladesh
Series: Themen > SADF Comment
Volume: 2 [n.s.]