Will Obama and Hillary go into their Islam is peace mode, as they do every time there is a jihad attack? Will Obama tell us again, as he did after the Benghazi jihad murders, that the “future does not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam”?
Nazimuddin Samad., described by Bangladesh police as a masters student at Jagannath University, is the sixth secularist writer or publisher to have been murdered by devout Muslims in the cause of Islam the last 16 months. This is the same motive behind behind the assassination attempt on us at our free speech event in Garland, Texas. Will the media blame Nazimuddin Samad as well?
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“Secular Bangladeshi writer murdered in the street,” By Sugam Pokharel, Ivan Watson, and Yuli Yang, CNN, April 7, 2016:
New Delhi -Machete-wielding attackers struck in the capital of Bangladesh Wednesday night, killing 26-year-old secular writer Nazimuddin Samad.
Samad, described by Bangladesh police as a masters student at Jagannath University, is the sixth secularist writer or publisher to have been murdered in Dhaka in the last 16 months. Police called the murder a pre-planned attack.
“He was on his way back home from his evening classes when he was circled by a group of three to four people,” Senior Assistant Police Commissioner Nurul Amin of the Dhaka Police, told CNN.
“First the attackers hacked Samad with machetes, then shot him.”
Police say the attackers then fled the scene on motorcycle. No arrests have yet been made.
The murder is certain to add to fears among intellectuals and writers who have dared to challenge religious thought in Bangladesh, a majority Muslim country with a sizable Hindu religious minority.
The constitution in Bangladesh defines Islam as the state religion. But it also includes a clause promising to defend the “principle of secularism.”
Imran Sarker, who leads a blogging and online activist network in Bangladesh, described Samad as a “very active secular activist.”
“He was very vocal on issues of religious fundamentalism, war crimes, minority issues, corruption and injustice against women,” Sarker told CNN.
“He used to regularly post notes on Facebook expressing his views.”
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