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Bangladesh - Government's failure to protect bloggers condemned

Reporters without borders
Washiqur Rahman, a 27-year-old blogger, was hacked to death with machetes today by three men in Tejgaon, an industrial district of Dhaka. Police arrested two of the men but the third got away. Police told local media that Rahman's blog posts were the motive for the attack but did not mention any in particular. “We are appalled by this latest barbaric act and the additional threat it represents for freedom of expression and information, which is already endangered by the almost daily (...)

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