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Bangladesh: critics assassinated

Since 2013, Bangladesh has been experiencing a series of targeted assassinations of bloggers, journalists and academics, who have been hacked to death with knives and machetes as a result of being perceived to have criticised Islam.

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Bangladesh’s Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina| photo: IndiaToday

In the latest attacks in April, a professor of English and the editor of a magazine, together with his friend, were brutally murdered by knife-wielding gangs.