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.
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.
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.
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.