Cartoon: Bangladeshi Bloggers in Danger

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A militant Islamic group released a “hitlist” of 84 secularist bloggers in Bangladesh, four of whom have been murdered this year. The remaining bloggers face constant harassment and threats, but receive little help or protection from local police.

Artist: Spectoons (India)
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This piece was originally published on August 10, 2015.

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Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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