So what is all this about? Anyone know anything?

“There is no legitimate reason for Mehedi Hasan’s arrest and we call upon the government of Bangladesh to effect his immediate and unconditional release”

Authorities have arrested a Bangladeshi man who works for an American labor rights watchdog for allegedly instigating protests by textile workers in violation of emergency rules, a police official said Tuesday.

Mehedi Hasan, a field investigator for the Washington, D.C.-based Worker Rights Consortium, was arrested on Saturday at Dhaka’s Zia International Airport as he was about to board a flight to Bangkok, the official said.The official, who is involved in Hasan’s interrogation, cannot be identified because of local briefing rules.