Introducing MuktoMona

Canadian Atheist is proud to introduce MuktoMona, a Bengali/English blog founded by Avijit Roy (1971 – 2015) in 2001, edited by number of volunteers, among them Raihan Abir, a Bangladeshi atheist writer now living in Toronto. The “About” page of MuktoMona is a straightforward description of the organization and the … Continue reading

Bangladesh’s Continuing Shame

Today, the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) along with numerous other atheist, humanist, or secular organizations has released a statement on the death of Niloy Neel, the fourth atheist activist murdered in a year in Bangladesh: Niloy Chowdhury Neel, an online activist and secularist protester, has been found dead … Continue reading

Avijit Roy

Guest post by Pat O’Brien In a scene from the long running television series, The West Wing, fictional US president Josiah Bartlet asks one of his advisors: “Why do we value the life of an American over another?” The response: “I don’t know why, but we do.” That is a … Continue reading

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