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Arrest of Journalist in Bangladesh Conspiracy Case Triggers Concerns

Police in Bangladesh have arrested a veteran journalist on charges of plotting to kill the formerly U.S.-based son of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, and they are preparing to arrest another newspaper editor in the same case. Following Saturday’s arrest of Shafik Rehman, 82, editor of the monthly magazine Mouchake Dhil, police said he visited the U.S. in 2012 to facilitate a secret deal with an FBI special agent seeking confidential information about Hasina’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy and help...

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