By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Arifur Rahman is a Bangladeshi British Secular Humanist Blogger. Here we explore his own views on Bangladesh and humanistic values. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is the state of humanistic values in Bangladesh? Arifur Rahman: I would say dying, because for humanistic values to flourish you would have to … Continue reading
Guest post by Anisur Rahman Bangladesh may not be a big country, either geographically, economically or politically, but it is strategically a significant country as far as religiosity is concerned. It is significant because it sits more or less in the moderate section of the Islamic religiosity, maintaining its own … Continue reading
Guest post by Raihan Abir A few days ago, the Daily Mail (UK) published a news item entitled “Bangladesh Considering Abandoning Islam as Its Official Religion Following Wake of Extremist Attacks.” While it reflects the fact that there will be a hearing in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh on the … Continue reading
Paul Fidalgo, communications director for the Center for Inquiry, US, has an article published on Religion News Service (RNS) entitled “Religious Freedom Advocates Need to Speak Out on Bangladesh Killings”: In the past eight months, five people have been hacked to death by Islamic extremists associated with terror groups such as … Continue reading
Hemant Mehta sends the following message to the Bangladeshi State Minister for Home Affairs, Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal, who claims that the “Attacks on Avijit’s Publishers Are Isolated Incidents”: What part of this message does Kamal not understand?