Blogger Hacked to Death in Bangladesh After Calling for Boycott of Islamic Party Activities
A blogger and online activist in Bangladesh was murdered this weekend after posting a status on Facebook calling for the boycott of Jamaat-e-Islami‘s media houses and cultural organizations.
Blogger and activists Ahmed Rajib Haider had told his mother that they will talk later. But his life was brutally snatched away before he could. (BDNews24)
Police say Rajib’s throat was slit after he was hacked repeatedly to ensure his death.
Free Thoughts reported:
A blogger and online activist, who was active in the Shahbagh movement, was killed in the capital’s Pallabi area Friday night, prompting the Shahbagh protesters to return to their 24-hour demonstration.
Police recovered the body of 30-year-old Ahmed Rajib Haider, full with indiscriminate stab injuries, from near his Kalshi residence in Mirpur.
Pallabi police also confirmed that Rajib was an active participant of Shahbag movement.
Rajib used to write a Bangla blog nicknamed ‘Thaba Baba’.
He had also written many blog on the country’s Liberation War and Jamaat-e-Islami’s wicked activities.
About eight hours before his assassination, Rajib posted a status on Facebook calling upon mass people to boycott Jamaat’s media houses, coaching centers, cultural organisations and commercial institutions.
Hat Tip Banafsheh Zand Bonazzi