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Bangladesh must investigate deaths and release prisoners held in opposition crackdown

Headline Title:  Bangladesh must investigate deaths and release prisoners 08 January 2015  Bangladeshi authorities must investigate the killing of protesters and release prisoners – including a prominent journalist and an opposition leader – arrested this week as part of an apparent crackdown against the opposition Bangladesh National Party (BNP), Amnesty International said.  Two people were reported killed on Wednesday night during clashes between police and BNP supporters in the southern district of Noakhali. At least six people have been killed in protests since Monday.  “The…

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