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  • Why has Bangladesh become a killing ground for bloggers?

    The slaying of a third secular blogger in as many months has set a chilling pattern in Bangladesh, a country long associated with a culture of moderation and free expression.
  • U.S. Muslims ask why their religion's condemnation of violence often goes unheard

    U.S. Muslims ask why their religion's condemnation of violence often goes unheard
    Saaliha Khan scrolled through her Facebook feed and pored over posts expressing sadness, dismay and disapproval, the kind of messages that always appear after an attack carried out in the name of Islam. It was just past midnight on Monday, and two Muslim...

    Anti-Muslim event is protected free speech even if offensive

    Anti-Muslim event is protected free speech even if offensive
    Pamela Geller, whose organization's Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest was attacked by two gunmen Sunday, has made offensive comments about Islam. But that in no way undermines her right to free speech or legitimizes violence against her or anyone...

    At PEN gala, Charlie Hebdo editor calls for free expression and debate

    At PEN gala, Charlie Hebdo editor calls for free expression and debate
    If the PEN American Center’s mission is to promote free expression and lively discourse, the literary group accomplished that with its decision to honor the French magazine Charlie Hebdo at its annual Literary Gala on Tuesday night. Even before...

    Conservative Hindus push bans on cattle slaughter in India

    At one of Asia’s largest slaughterhouses, there are more police officers than cattle. The stalls where butchers clean and quarter chicken, sheep, goats and pigs buzz with activity while the section reserved for bulls sits barren. A nearly month-...