A blogger and online activist, who was active in the Shahbagh movement, was killed in the capital’s Pallabi area Friday night, prompting the Shahbagh protesters to return to their 24-hour demonstration.
Police recovered the body of 30-year-old Ahmed Rajib Haider, full with indiscriminate stab injuries, from near his Kalshi residence in Mirpur.
I know nothing about the Shahbagh movement, but if he was killed for being an activist, I know something about the movement’s enemies, and thus a little about the movement by inference.
Pallabi police also confirmed that Rajib was an active participant of Shahbag movement.
Rajib used to write a Bangla blog nicknamed ‘Thaba Baba’.
He had also written many blog on the country’s Liberation War and Jamaat-e-Islami’s wicked activities.
About eight hours before his assassination, Rajib posted a status on Facebook calling upon mass people to boycott Jamaat’s media houses, coaching centers, cultural organisations and commercial institutions.
Ah. He was an opponent of Jamaat. Now he’s full of stab wounds, and dead.
Thanks to Tasneem Khalil for alerting me.