Case: Asif Mohiuddin
Asif Mohiuddin, 29, is an engineer who is also one of Bangladesh’s most prominent atheists and runs one of the country’s most-visited websites. He was attack by suspected fundamentalist Muslims and then jailed for his criticism of Islamic tenets.
On January 14, 2013, as Mohiuddin arrived to work in the capital area of Dhaka, he was brutally attacked and stabbed by a group of three men. According to Haridas Saha, a surgeon at Dhaka Medical College Hospital: “The nature of the cuts proved that the attackers wanted to murder him.”
On June 27, 2013, Mohiuddin was released on bail. However, on July 29, his plea for permanent bail was denied, and he was sent back to prison.