Two Bloggers Released on Bail in Bangladesh

May 20, 2013

From the Daily Star:

The duo walked out of Dhaka Central Jail around 6:30pm, Forman Ali, senior superintendent of the jail, told The Daily Star.

Earlier in the afternoon, a Dhaka court granted them bail in connection with a case filed for posting “derogatory comments about Islam and Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)” on different platforms of the Internet.

The bloggers are: Subrata Adhikari Shuvo, 24, is a master’s student of Dhaka University while Russel Parvez, 36, is a teacher at an English medium school.

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