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Bangladesh: Further information: Activist harassed under political influence: Emdadul Haque Milon

, Index number: ASA 13/2151/2020

Businessman and activist Emdadul Haque Milon faces seven years in prison if convicted under the draconian Digital Security Act. It is believed that the case against him has been filed by a local leader of the ruling political party Awami League, who has used his political influence for personal interest. The Bangladesh government must drop the case against Emdadul Haque Milon filed under the Digital Security Act, which is, a highly repressive law with vague provisions, harsh punishment and in violation of international human rights law.

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