Defending Dissent in Bangladesh, in Missouri

May 06, 2013

From the Course of Reason:

A month ago, Bangladesh was barely on my radar. I think I may have encountered a few Facebook pictures with the relevant information. You know, human rights violations, Islamists being violent, and irrational. I’m sad to say that I’ve grown desensitized to the topic. Nothing they do surprises me anymore. There is no tragedy beyond their capabilities. If it is horrific, they have probably done it, and probably to children. But when I saw the call for a global protest about the atheist bloggers, some passion within me lit up. So we protested in Columbia, Missouri, USA, pissed and loud about the human rights violations in Bangladesh.

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