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Bangladesh Arrests Publisher for Books Said to Hurt Muslims

A Bangladeshi court placed a publishing house owner and two other people on remand Tuesday for publishing books alleged to hurt the religious sentiments of Muslims. Metropolitan Magistrate Amirul Islam Chowdhury made the order after police produced publisher Shamsuzzoha Manik, his office executive Shamsul Alam and printing press owner Taslim Uddin. Police will be questioning Manik for five days, Alam for one day and Uddin for two days. The arrests followed the shutdown Monday of a...

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