14 May 2007
Further Information on UA 109/07 (ASA 13/006/2007, 11 May 2007)
Fear of torture/Possible prisoner of conscience
BANGLADESH Tasneem Khalil (m), journalist, human rights defender
Tasneem Khalil was released late at night on 11 May.
He had been arrested at 1.30 that morning by the Joint Forces, and was feared to be at risk of torture because of his work in defence of human rights
Amnesty International is monitoring his situation and will be taking further campaigning action as necessary.
No further action is requested from the UA network. Many thanks to all who sent appeals.