He pissed them off for daring to express "secular" views (i.e. for "blasphemy"):
A knife-wielding mob has hacked to
death a US-Bangladeshi blogger whose writing on religion had brought threats
from Islamist hardliners.
Avijit Roy, an atheist who advocated secularism, was attacked in Dhaka as he
walked back from a book fair with his wife, who was hurt in attack.
No-one has been arrested but police say they are investigating a local
Islamist group that praised the killing.
Hundreds of students gathered in Dhaka to mourn the blogger's death.
Mr Roy's family say he had received threats after publishing articles
promoting secular views, science and social issues on his Bengali-language blog,
Mukto-mona, or Free Mind...
"Hardliners"--a polite, dhimmified, Beebish word for "savages".
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