Echo

Arifur Rahman is yet to be freed  

Posted by Rezwan in , , ,

I reported earlier via Shadakalo blog that Arif was quietly released 2 months ago, and newspapers were asked not to report on it.



But seems it was not true. Today a confirmation came from a group mail that he is still in a cell with one another person but seems in good spirits. Lawyers are moving the case and a decision is expected next month.

Let's hope that he is freed soon.

Background:

* Bangladesh: yet another Muhammad cartoon controversy
* Attack against freedom of speech: Bangladesh cartoon controversy update
* Cartoonist arrested over harmless play on name Mohammed.
* One Arifur Rahman and his fight against corruption
* Muhammad cat: Clerical Hypocrisy

This entry was posted on January 30, 2008 at Wednesday, January 30, 2008 and is filed under , , , . You can follow any responses to this entry through the comments feed .

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