South Asia | Bangladesh steps up pre-election Internet surveillance

Bangladesh steps up pre-election Internet surveillance

Questions are being asked about the government's beefing up of anti-cybercrime measures just ahead of the election; critics say only people in power regard posting an anti-government statement or spreading a rumor as a crime

November 6, 2018 3:45 PM (UTC+8)
Workers mount a portrait of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ahead of Awami League's National Council in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: NurPhoto via AFP/Rehman Asad
Workers mount a portrait of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ahead of Awami League's National Council in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Photo: NurPhoto via AFP/Rehman Asad
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