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Bangladeshi Publisher Wins US-based Award for Courage

A Dhaka-based publisher of popular books authored by secular and progressive writers, which faced threats and was violently attacked by suspected Islamists last year, has received an award for courage from a group of American publishers. The Shuddhashar Publishing House this week received the 2016 Jeri Laber International Freedom to Publish Award from Association of American Publishers International Freedom to Publish Committee (IFTPC) for putting out work despite the threats and with...

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