The brutal killings of a number of bloggers in Bangladesh have forced writers critical of Islam into exile. Islamic groups posted the names of all of the victims in online hit lists. Will the government take a stand to protect freedom of expression?
Bangladeshi bloggers and activists have demanded justice for Nazimuddin Samad, a secular campaigner killed on Wednesday. A fellow activist believes the government must take proper steps to rein in religious extremism.
Blogger Arnab Goswami's articles and views in support of atheism have put his life in danger and forced him to flee his home country Bangladesh. The writer now lives in Germany, but faces an uncertain future.
Islamic fundamentalists have stepped up attacks on secular Bangladeshi bloggers and campaigners in the past few months, with the latest being the murder of an LGBT activist. DW presents some facts about the killings.
A spate of recent killings of secular bloggers and activists has spotlighted the growing sense of insecurity in Bangladesh. Professor Ali Riaz explains the reasons behind the attacks and the government's inaction.
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