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Bangladesh - Journalist gets seven-year jail sentence for decade-old articles

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the seven-year jail sentence that a Dhaka court imposed today on former magazine editor Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury in connection with articles criticizing Islamism a decade ago, when he was arrested for trying attend a conference for writers in Israel. Initially charged with blasphemy, sedition and treason, Choudhury was finally convicted of writing “distorting and damaging” articles. “Imprisoning a professional journalist because of what he wrote is (...)

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