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Bangladesh editors protest ‘anti-press’ digital law

The law was enacted weeks after top Bangladeshi journalist and activist Shahidul Alam was arrested during massive student protests in the capital Dhaka for making false and provocative statements on Al Jazeera and Facebook Live.

Bangladesh enacts digital law despite protests

The law, which carries heavy jail sentences for secretly recording government officials or spreading "negative propaganda" using a smartphone or computer, already had parliamentary approval.

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