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New digital law ‘will hit press freedom and silence dissenters’

Bangladesh passed its much-debated Digital Security law on Monday, with President Abdul Hamid signing off on the bill despite protests from different quarters. Journalists and rights activists fear that the new law will further curb press freedom in the South Asian nation. The parliament in Dhaka passed the bill unanimously on September 19. But the […]