Rafida Ahmed Banya | The Daily Star
  • 'Save voices of Bangladeshi free thinkers'

    Rafida Ahmed Banya, the widow of Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy, urges the international community to come forward to help save the voices of Bangladeshi journalists, writers, bloggers, and publishers and help them maintain a healthy secular society.

  • Watch: Paris street temporarily 'renamed' after blogger Avijit

    Reporters Without Borders (RSF) temporarily labels the street name in front of Bangladesh Embassy in Paris after slain Bangladeshi-American secular activist and blogger Avijit Roy marking the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.

  • Opinion: Remedy begins from admitting problem; not denying it

    It’s time the government should admit to itself that whatever measures it had taken or not taken to uproot militancy, is not working or working in a very limited way. The government cannot gain anything from false assurance and denial.

  • I don’t want justice either: Banya

    Like the father of publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan, slain blogger Avijit Roy’s wife Rafida Ahmed Banya does not seek justice for the murders of the bloggers and publishers.