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Bangladesh - Reporters attacked by rioting Islamists during clashes with police

Reporters without borders
Around ten journalists covering Islamist rioting in the central Dhaka district of Paltan on 5 May were injured in attacks by protesters and two were hospitalized in a critical condition. The rioting was followed early yesterday morning by the closure of two Islamist TV stations. “We condemn the violent attacks on journalists covering Islamist demonstrations that led to clashes with the police,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Journalists act as neutral observers of political events and, as (...)

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