Bangladeshi Blogger, Known As Free-Thinker, Violently Killed In Dhaka

March 30, 2015 9:14 PM

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A blogger was hacked to death today in the capital of Bangladesh, Dhaka. Police say three men armed with knives murdered Washiqur Rahman on a busy street near his home. This comes just weeks after a similar slaying of another blogger, a Bangladeshi-American, Avijit Roy. For more on this, we're joined by Zafar Sobhan. He's editor of the English-language Dhaka Tribune. Mr. Sobhan, welcome to the program.

SIEGEL: And help us understand who Washiqur Rahman was. And how prominent was he?

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