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Secular Student Activist Murdered in Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi student activist has been brutally murdered in Dhaka by group of machete-wielding attackers. Postgraduate law student Nazimuddin Samad was hacked with machetes and then shot by motorcycle-riding assailants as he was returning from class Wednesday at Jagannath University. Dhaka police believe Samad was targeted for his outspoken views, which often criticized radical Islam and promoted secularism in the Muslim-majority country. Samad’s murder follows a series of similar...

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