A Bangladeshi student was hacked to death in Bangladesh following an anti Islam article he put up on Facebook.
Bangladesh has a history of violence against atheist bloggers with 4 atheist bloggers killed just this year.
28 year old Nazzimudin Samad was hacked to death by three men on a motorcycle on Wednesday.
Ansar Al-Islam, a group with ties to Al Qaeda have claimed responsibility for the killing and a statement from the group said, “This operation was conducted to teach a lesson to the blasphemers of this land whose poisonous tongues are constantly abusing Allah, the religion of Islam and the Messenger under the pretext of so-called freedom of speech,”
Samad was a student at the Jagannath University in Dhaka where hundreds of students protested on Thursday.