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Convention photos: FFRF Awards

Vol. 35 No. 10 December 2018
FFRF this year introduced the new Avijit Roy Courage Award, which includes a crystal plaque and $5,000. The award honors the life and work of the Bangladeshi-American atheist and author assassinated in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2015 by Islamist terrorists. The inaugural award was given to the LGBTQ+ magazine Roopbaan, and was accepted by co-founder Rasel Ahmed. Avijit Roy’s surviving spouse Bonya Ahmed, presented him with the honor. (Photo by Ingrid Laas)