Just yesterday, Avijit, a self-proclaimed Free-Thinker, and his wife were leaving the Bangladesh Book Fair when they were viciously attacked by a horde of machete-wielding Islamist Fundamentalists who do not like what his books and her blogs have to say about the realities of Hard-Core Islam. In the end, Roy was butchered to death mercilessly while his wife was hospitalized with severe stab wounds and one amputated finger.
So much for global Freedom of Speech.
These two writers were brave and steadfast in their beliefs. They were also trying to do something our weak President doesn't have the stomach for. That is, warn us that evil exists in our world, and it comes in the form of Extreme Fundamentalist Islam.
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