Bangladesh has become a dangerous place for anyone who dares to cross an invisible line set by Islamic extremists intent on silencing dissenting voices with knives and guns.
In the last two years, at least eight atheists and gay rights campaigners have been killed in attacks in the majority Muslim country.
CNN approached three bloggers who know their lives are at risk to ask what they wanted the world to know.
For their own safety, we didn’t want to identify them. However, at their insistence, CNN has agreed to put their names to their words because, as one said, not doing so “will boost extremists’ morale.”
They will attack us more, believing they have achieved something and forced us to hide our names (and that) if they continue killing, they can stop our writings completely.”
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