Tasneem Khalil

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Tasneem Khalil
Bornca. 1981
Disappeared11 May 2007 at 12:50 a.m.
Sangsad Bhavan Army Camp
StatusReleased 22 hours later and afterwards went into exile
EducationNorth South University, Bangladesh (Linguistics/English)
Malmö University, Sweden (Human Rights)
OccupationJournalist, editor & publisher
Years activesince 2000
EmployerIndependent World Report (current publisher & editor), The Daily Star (former Bangladesh journalist), CNN (former stringer)
OrganizationHuman Rights Watch (consultant)
Known forHuman rights reporting
Spouse(s)Sharmin Afsana Suchi

Tasneem Khalil is an exiled Bangladeshi journalist. He is Editor in chief of Netra News.[1] He previously worked for The Daily Star and was a stringer for CNN and a consultant for Human Rights Watch.[2] During the 2006–2008 Bangladesh emergency, he was detained on 11 May 2007 and tortured while in the custody of Bangladesh's intelligence service.[2][3] Khalil currently lives in Örebro, Sweden, where he is publisher and editor of Independent World Report, a world news magazine focused on human rights issues.[4]

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  1. "Bangladesh blocks Sweden-based Netra News". New Age. Retrieved 10 April 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Bangladeshi journalist arrested". CNN. 11 May 2007. Retrieved 13 November 2013.
  3. "World in Brief". The Washington Post. 11 May 2007. Retrieved 1 October 2013.
  4. Öhlén, Mats (12 September 2010). "Bangladesh – Sweden – The World". Stockholm News. Archived from the original on 19 September 2010. Retrieved 23 October 2013.

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