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The British Humanist Association (BHA), International Humanist Ethical Union (IHEU) and the Centre for Inquiry UK (CFI UK) joined forces outside the Bangladeshi High Commission in London today to call for action on the imprisonment of four atheist bloggers in Bangladesh.
Following a string of brutal “machete” murders of Bangladeshi writers, all of whom had blogged about humanism, secularism, and atheist critiques of religion, a groundbreaking open letter today calls on the Bangladeshi government to stop “victim-blaming” the bloggers, and instead focus on catching the extremists who are murdering them.
The British Humanist Association (BHA) has called on the UK Government to speak out on the growing crisis in Bangladesh, following the murder of a fourth humanist blogger in a very short space of time.
One killed and three injured as publishing houses targeted in coordinated attacks on Bangladeshi humanist bloggers network
Yet more attacks on the Bangladeshi humanist bloggers’ network took place yesterday, with two publishing houses targeted in coordinated action by Islamists.