A newspaper editor tied to the Bangladeshi opposition, whose leader Khaleda Zia (pictured) is in jail, has been arrested on defamation charges. Photo: AP A newspaper editor tied to the Bangladeshi opposition, whose leader Khaleda Zia (pictured) is in jail, has been arrested on defamation charges. Photo: AP
A newspaper editor tied to the Bangladeshi opposition, whose leader Khaleda Zia (pictured) is in jail, has been arrested on defamation charges. Photo: AP

Bangladeshi police arrest newspaper publisher linked to opposition ahead of elections

  • The publisher of the English-language New Nation daily has been accused of defamation amid concerns of a government crackdown on dissent

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A newspaper editor tied to the Bangladeshi opposition, whose leader Khaleda Zia (pictured) is in jail, has been arrested on defamation charges. Photo: AP A newspaper editor tied to the Bangladeshi opposition, whose leader Khaleda Zia (pictured) is in jail, has been arrested on defamation charges. Photo: AP
A newspaper editor tied to the Bangladeshi opposition, whose leader Khaleda Zia (pictured) is in jail, has been arrested on defamation charges. Photo: AP
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