It called on the Minister to do everything within his power to facilitate the return of her passport from judicial custody, for example, by formally intervening in the judicial proceedings on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in accordance with Bangladeshi procedure, by asking the judge Request to return. Passport to comply with Bangladesh’s international commitments.
RSF also called on the Foreign Minister to take action to guarantee that his right to a fair trial is respected and to ensure that all forms of judicial harassment against him cease immediately.
The letter said that Rozina Islam is a prominent journalist associated with Prothom Alo. He is widely recognized for his extensive coverage of human rights concerns in Bangladesh. In particular, he has recently gained attention for his series of investigative reports highlighting the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.