Recent attacks blamed on radical Islamists in Bangladesh

April 25, 2016 5:06 PM

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The killing of three people by suspected Islamist extremists in Bangladesh in two days has heightened concerns about the safety of advocates of secularism and free speech in the mostly Muslim nation.

— Feb 27, 2015: At least two assailants attack Bangladeshi-American blogger and writer Avijit Roy with meat cleavers, killing him and injuring his wife on a crowded street in Dhaka, the capital. A previously unknown group, Ansar Bangla 7, which intelligence officials believe is part of Ansarullah Ba...

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