Bangladeshi Bloggers and Academics Fear for Safety After ‘List’ of Targets Published

From The Telegraph:

Bangladeshi bloggers, academics and writers living in Britain say they fear for their safety after being named on a “kill list” apparently written by a militant Islamic group.

Although some have shrugged off the threat as a fake, others say their safety could still be jeopardised by lone wolf attackers acting on their own initiative.

The list, whose masthead contained the logo of the Ansarullah Bangla Team, a group linked to the murders of four so called ‘atheist’ bloggersin Bangladesh earlier this year, sets out the names of 21 Bangladeshis living outside their home country, nine of whom live in Britain.

It said that unless the Bangladeshi nationality of those listed was cancelled, “we will find them and kill them immediately”.

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