Faisal Arefin Dipon:Written question - 15778

Asked by John Mc Nally

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Asked on: 10 November 2015
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Faisal Arefin Dipon
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with the government of Bangladesh on the murder of Faisal Arefin Dipon.
Answered by: Mr Hugo Swire
Answered on: 16 November 2015

The British Government has been unequivocal in its condemnation of the murder of Faisal Arefin Dipon and in calling for the Bangladesh government to protect those who face threats to their lives because of the views they have expressed. My noble Friend the right hon. Baroness Anelay of St Johns, our High Commissioner in Dhaka and myself have all expressed our shock at the appalling murder and called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and free speech protected.

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