Free Arif

Posted in Uncategorized by jrahman on October 1, 2007

Arifur Rahman, a 23-year old cartoonist, was jailed by the de facto military regime in Bangladesh. His crime? Offending religious sensitivites. Rumi gives the background. Dhaka gives more details. Here is a history of the Islamist assault on freedom of thought in Bangladesh.

Originally posted at A-A-A.

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  1. AsifY said, on October 8, 2007 at 2:11 pm

    To see my blog right under Dani Rodrik’s has made my week!

  2. Arifur Rahman said, on April 13, 2009 at 11:03 pm

    আমিও আমার মুক্তি চাই।
    স্বাধীন ভাবে বাঁচতে চাই, এই পৃথিবীতে…………

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