News French documentary filmmaker Arnaud Mandagaran, who was arrested for an alleged visa violation on 14 April, was allowed to leave the country on 24 April. Permission for his departure was given by a judge in Bhomra, near the Indian border, and was conveyed orally to the French embassy. Mandagaran left from Dhaka, where he was transferred following his arrest in Bhomra.—————————————————–20.04.2005Arnaud Mandagaran released while awaiting outcome of caseA judge in Bhomra on 20 April provisionally released French documentary filmmaker Arnaud Mandagaran while awaiting the outcome of an alleged visa violation case against him. Police had on 19 April returned him from Dhaka, where he was being questioned, to Bhomra where he had been arrested on 14 April. Mandagaran has been told to stay in the country until the verdict. He is now in Dhaka.—————————————————–18.04.2005French filmmaker arrested for visa violationReporters Without Borders today condemned the arrest of French documentary filmmaker Arnaud Mandagaran for an alleged visa violation on 14 April after re-entering Bangladesh from India, and called for his immediate release.”His arrest, which could continue for seven days during the wait for an administrative decision, is an aberration and out of all proportion to the nature of the offence,” the press freedom organization said, adding, “nothing justifies the arrest of this journalist, who was just doing his job.”Mandagaran, 55, and his Indian guide, Mafizul Islam, 18, were arrested in Bhomra, in the Satkhira district near the Indian border. After arriving in Bangladesh on 26 February, he spent a month and a half in India before re-entering Bangladesh. He was transferred to Dhaka yesterday for questioning.The award-winning filmmaker is best-known for his film, “India: Turmoils of the Century.” BangladeshAsia – Pacific April 26, 2005 – Updated on January 20, 2016 French filmmaker Arnaud Mandagaran allowed to leave the country RSF calls for the release of Bangladeshi journalist Rozina Islam, unfairly accused of espionage Bangladeshi writer and blogger dies in detention Follow the news on Bangladesh February 26, 2021 Find out more Help by sharing this information May 19, 2021 Find out more Organisation February 22, 2021 Find out more to go further Receive email alerts News Bangladeshi reporter fatally shot by ruling party activists RSF_en News News BangladeshAsia – Pacific
Attendees of next month’s Bakers’ and Butchers’ Spring Fair will have the chance to ask retail entrepreneurs their burning business questions as part of a live masterclass.On Sunday 7 April at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern, Worcestershire, representatives from the baking and butchery industries will be answering questions on the Bakers’ and Butchers’ Fair stage as part of an interactive business discussion, which will be presented by special guest Christine Hamilton.Martyn Leek, editor of British Baker, said: “Whether you are an established company wanting specific advice or looking to take the first steps in launching your own bakery business, this interactive masterclass will aim to help achieve that.”Other stage presentations taking place on the day include practical demonstrations led by Sandra Monger, Celebration Cake Maker of the Year 2012, and Dawn Foods.To register free for the event, visit www.bakersandbutchersfair.co.uk.