A lawsuit had been filed against an atheist magazine and its contributors under the Digital Security Act 2018 in Dhaka Cyber Tribunal.
According to the litigant Arif Rabbany aged 40; the magazine called Atheist Era have published derogative and humiliating content against the country’s major religion Islam, Quran and its prophet Muhammad.
Mr Arif Rabbany who claims himself a devoted follower of the religion has filed the lawsuit against the magazine and its 21 contributors on the 29th of October 2020; after coming across the magazine while browsing the internet. The magazine had expressed extremely vulgar and provocative content towards the Islamic faith and its followers. The contributors among M.D Mahadi Hasan, Mohammad Jillur Rahman, Muhaiminul Biswas Parvez, Jobayer Hossain, Kazi Wahiduzzaman, and others had mocked the Quran, Mohammed and his actions and called for the end of Islam itself as a tyrannical religion.
The contributors of the magazine had also been reported tied to Atheist in Bangladesh organization which had been publishing against Islamic religion in Bangladesh and around the world for quite some time.
The D.M.P (Dhaka Metropolitan Police) had been ordered to further A lawsuit had been filed against an atheist magazine and its contributors under the Digital Security Act 2018 in Dhaka Cyber Tribunal.