Tag Archives: Mukto-Mona

Introducing MuktoMona

by | January 24, 2016

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 blog: Muktomona is a secular… Read more »

Bangladesh’s Continuing Shame

by | August 7, 2015

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 in his home, according to… Read more »

Avijit Roy

by | March 31, 2015

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 bit how I felt after… Read more »