Five men were sentenced to death today in Bangladesh for the murder of Dr. Avijit Roy, the atheist author who was hacked to death in February of 2015 as he and his wife were returning home from a book fair in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (She survived.) That murder was the first in a series of attacks against people who criticized religion or assisted with the publication of such material.
Today’s ruling comes one week after eight other men were sentenced to death for killing the publisher of atheist books.
In the case of Roy, six men had been charged with the crime. The only one not given the death penalty will spend life in prison:
I agree with her totally, we NEED less Martyrs and executing those deranged Scum WILL only make them Martyrs and Role Models for their Islamic ilk imo.
Instead condemn them to Life Imprisonment, For Terms of Their Natural Lives, Total Isolation from ALL others and ALL religious Practices, etc, NO visitors what so ever, NO further publicity other than Naming and Shaming and when they die NO Burial Rites, No Grave Markers and erase ALL evidence that EVER existed.