Dhaka, November 1 — The United States condemns the cowardly attacks on publishers and bloggers Faisal Arefin Dipan, Ahmedur Rashid Tutul, and two others in Dhaka on October 31. Our thoughts are with their families, friends, and the Bangladeshi people. Like the murders of Niloy Chakrabarti, Washikur Rahman, Ananta Bijoy Das, and Avijit Roy earlier this year, these heinous acts underscore the importance of our governments’ joint efforts to counter violent extremism. We stand with Bangladeshis, who reject these vicious acts, and work to protect freedom of expression.
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