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Emran Hossain

Bangladeshi Bloggers Face Constant Death Threats Since Arrest

HuffingtonPost.com | Emran Hossain | Posted 05.18.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Even though Rasel Parvez is out of prison, he isn't out of danger. "They have pushed my life to a state in which I cannot walk free. ...

Emran Hossain

Bangladesh Bloggers Fear They Could Be Next

HuffingtonPost.com | Emran Hossain | Posted 04.09.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- As four bloggers in Bangladesh have been arrested in recent days, others in the country's blogging community worry that they could be ne...

Bangladeshi High Court Prohibits Fatwas To Impose Punishment

Religion News Service | By Achal Narayanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Achal Narayanan Religion News Service CHENNAI, India (RNS) Bangladesh's highest court has banned punishments handed down by fatwa, or religious ed...

WaPo 'On Faith': Bangladesh Rejects Religious Rule

washingtonpost.com | Pamela Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

This ruling is a direct blow against religious authorities who issue fatwa based upon their understanding of Shari'ah law. Bangladeshi civil rights gr...