“Free speech in Bangladesh is under attack as never before, held hostage between angry, machete-wielding radicals on one hand and a government, quick to take offence, on the other”
Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia director of the US-based Human Rights Watch, made the statement on Wednesday.
“The elite force members picked him up from Hazaribagh Park area around 5pm on Monday. But they denied having arrested Arju when enquired”
Sadek Hamid Saju, Hazaribagh unit Awami League general secretary, said at a press conference at Dhaka Reporters’ Unity auditorium on Wednesday.