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Rights Groups Urge US to Protect Secular Bangladeshi Writers

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Leading human rights organizations on Monday urged the United States to offer emergency sanctuary to Bangladeshi writers targeted by Islamic extremists for their secular beliefs. Groups including PEN American Center, Human Rights Watch, Freedom House and Reporters Without Borders made the appeal in a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.  "These writers are unable to seek protection from their own government and are under threat of deadly attack from identifiable...

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