Bangladesh must drop charges against Muslim Bangladeshi journalist with ties to Israel, American Jewish Committee

January 16, 2007
March 13, 2007
Passed in House

33 cosponsors.

“Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Government of Bangladesh should immediately drop all pending charges against Bangladeshi journalist Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury,” who won the American Jewish Committee’s Moral Courage award and was arrested by Bangladeshi authorities when en route to Tel Aviv. According to the resolution, of the charges leveled against him, the only outstanding one is sedition.

Passed in House 3/13/07 409-1-4.

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