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Bangladesh Pays Tribute to US Blogger Killed in Machete Attack

Bangladeshis paid tribute Sunday to an American blogger and critic of religious extremism who was hacked to death in Dhaka, in the latest of a series of attacks on writers in the Muslim-majority nation. Avijit Roy, a U.S. citizen of Bangladeshi origin, was killed by machete-wielding assailants on Thursday while returning from a book fair. His wife and fellow blogger, Rafida Ahmed, suffered head injuries and lost a finger. She remains in hospital in a serious condition. The attack...

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