Blogger Nishat Pervez giving her reaction to killing of Avijit Roy
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US-Bangladeshi blogger Avijit Roy death: Locals react

Attackers in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka have hacked to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger whose writings on religion angered Islamist hardliners.

Avijit Roy, an atheist who advocated secularism, was attacked as he walked back from a book fair with his wife, who was also hurt in the attack.

No one has been arrested but police say they are investigating a local Islamist group that praised the killing.

Mourners in Dhaka have been giving their reaction to his death.

  • 27 Feb 2015
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