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Security Message: Hartal or Strike on May 8th

Jamaat-e-Islami, a political group, has called for a nationwide twenty-four hour hartal on Sunday, May 8 to protest the death sentence that was upheld today by the Supreme Court against one of the defendants convicted by the International Crimes Tribunal. Read the full message.  (PDF 192 KB) PDF Files Require the Free Adobe Acrobat Reader .
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Op-Ed by Ambassador Bernicat on Press freedom Day

Today, we celebrate World Press Freedom Day. Established by the United Nations, it offers us an opportunity to celebrate the essential role that press freedom plays in democracy. As President Obama said, World Press Freedom Day is "a time for us to reflect and honor all those journalists who are languishing in jail as we ...
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