- South Asia
- September 21, 2017
PEN Bangladesh, the local chapter of PEN International, promotes and upholds literature and freedom of expression
A book fair does not need police surveillance over the contents of books being sold there. The role of the police in such an event should be to maintain security of the grounds, and stay vigilant against harassment, violence, and other untoward incidents. It is concerning that the DMP has asked Bangla Academy to take
Police has warned of potential militant attacks on writers and bloggers in February and pledged to be proactive in providing security in the month of the Language Movement.
Because even writers need a hand
They might not make much bank, but they have a lot going for them