Bangladeshi Atheist Blogger Who Criticized Islam Hacked to Death by Muslim Militants

Photo Credit: Sajid Muhaimin Choudhury
Photo Credit: Sajid Muhaimin Choudhury

DHAKA, Bangladesh (The Independent) A liberal blogger who criticized Islamism on his Facebook page has been hacked to death by attackers wielding machetes in Bangladesh.

Nazimuddin Samad is one of the latest victims in a spate of murders by suspected Islamist militants against secular activists.

The 28-year-old postgraduate law student was attacked as he was returning from a class at his university in Dhaka late on Wednesday, police said.

Tapan Chandra Shaha, a police officer, said three or four men attacked Mr. Samad with machetes and then shot him after he fell to the ground.

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