Posts Tagged ‘ atheist blogger ’

Saudi court sentences man to 10 years & 2,000 lashes for atheist tweets

Feb 27th, 2016 | By

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a man to 10 years imprisonment and 2,000 lashes for hundreds of atheist posts on Twitter, media reported. The 28-year-old man, whose name has not been disclosed, is said to have admitted his atheist views and refused to repent, saying the tweets reflect his beliefs and that he has the right to express them.



Bangladesh: Muslims Hack To Death Fourth Atheist Blogger

Aug 7th, 2015 | By

A Bangladeshi blogger known for his atheist views has been hacked to death by a gang armed with machetes in the capital Dhaka, police say. Niloy Neel was attacked at his home in the city’s Goran area. He is the fourth secularist blogger to have been killed this year by suspected Islamist militants in Bangladesh.