Posted by on January 2, 2019 10:12 am
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Police also want to question another journalist for reporting ‘false information’ about voting

A Bangladeshi journalist was arrested and another was on the run after being accused of publishing “false information” about voting irregularities in an election won by the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina.

Hedayet Hossain Mollah, who works for the Dhaka Tribune newspaper, was detained late on Tuesday under a controversial digital security law that rights groups say gives authorities sweeping powers to stifle dissent.

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