Religious self-censorship hits Bangladesh book fair

Every year, thousands of book lovers from across Bangladesh converge on the capital for the Ekushey Book Fair, one of the country's biggest cultural events.

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    Every year, thousands of book lovers from across Bangladesh converge on the capital for the Ekushey Book Fair, one of the country's biggest cultural events. Several authors and publishers have been accused by religious groups of selling books that offend Islam. Religious conservatism is forcing many publishers to revise their content. Al Jazeera's Maher Sattar reports from Dhaka.


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