Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Bangladesh
New York, 8 August 2015
The Secretary-General condemns the killing in Dhaka on 7 August of the blogger Niloy Neel. He was the fourth blogger to be murdered in Bangladesh this year.
The Secretary-General has expressed his deep concern over these gruesome crimes and their impact on the exercise of freedom of expression in Bangladesh. He calls on the Government of Bangladesh to bring those responsible for the murder of Mr. Neel and the other bloggers to justice in an expeditious manner and act to ensure that all Bangladeshis can enjoy freedom of expression and all other human rights without fear.
Statements on 8 August 2015
- New York, 8 August 2015 - Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) -- scroll down for French
- New York, 8 August 2015 - Message on the Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples (scroll down for French)