His father says Saeed was detained by 'state agencies'.
Even as the people of Bangladesh live in fear of "machete terrorism", the government's lukewarm response has only emboldened radical groups such as the ABT and JMB that specifically target bloggers, writers and publishers striving to defend the civil liberties of Bangladeshis.
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With millions of blogs already on the web, and new ones getting in on the act, blogging is an activity that sees a mind-boggling investment of cumulative time and effort. But while all blogs are started with a degree of passion, only some succeed. To be a booming blogger, it is significant you understand that why other bloggers fail.
On March 30 another "atheist blogger" was hacked to death in Bangladesh's capital city, Dhaka. This brings to two in five weeks the attacks on bloggers in the country, and marks the third brutal hacking murder in two years. Bangladesh was essentially founded in 1971, its Constitution based on the freedom of language and expression, so this alarming development flies in the face of its national origins.