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Bangladesh: Fear of torture/ill treatment/possible prisoners of conscience/legal concern

, Index number: ASA 13/017/2002

Two journalists for the British television network, Channel 4, were arrested on 25 November as they were leaving Bangladesh for India. Their interpreter and driver were reportedly arrested on the same day. All four are possible prisoners of conscience, detained for exercising their right to freedom of expression. They are at risk of torture or ill treatment in detention.

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