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Bangladeshi journalists protest colleagues` murder

Hundreds of Bangladeshi journalists held a one-hour work stoppage to demand justice for colleagues who were killed earlier this month.



Dhaka: Hundreds of Bangladeshi journalists on Monday held a one-hour work stoppage to demand justice for
colleagues who were killed earlier this month.

Scores of journalists put down their pens and cameras
in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka. Similar
protests took place across the country.

Police say they are making progress in the deaths of
Sagar Sarwar and his wife, Meherun Runi. But no suspects have
been arrested and no evidence has been disclosed.

The two were stabbed to death on Feb 11 at their
apartment in Dhaka. Sarwar was news editor of the private TV
station Massranga and Runi was a reporter at another station,
ATN Bangla.

The Bangladesh Federal Union of Journalists says the
protests will continue until the killers are arrested.

PTI

From Zee News

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