Bangladesh at 50

Booming economy, shrinking rights

Bangladesh turns 50 this week as an economic success story but also an increasingly repressive de facto one-party state where a cartoon or Facebook post can land you in jail, or worse

Installation work of the last span (41st) of Padma Bridge is underway at 10:49am on 10 December 2020

Meena: Little girl with big dreams

Meena is more than a cartoon. Meena is a girl with a message. Meena is a social reformer full of fun and frolic

Opening scene of 'Meena'

Do we learn only good things from cartoons?

Cartoons are fun, but there is a dark side too where values are misplaced and violence portrayed as a norm

'Teko Bou' from Thakur Mar Jhuli

France's Charlie Hebdo reprints Mohammed cartoons for trial

The cover of Wednesday's new issue has a dozen cartoons mocking the prophet of Islam, reproducing images that sparked protests when first published and a debate about the limits of freedom of speech.

Flowers are seen outside the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's former office on the fifth anniversary of the attack and a siege at a Kosher supermarket which killed 17 people in Paris, France 7 January 2020.

Three cartoonists awarded in ‘Fight Against Corona’ contest

Access to Information (a2i) programme recently awarded three cartoonists who took part in a cartoon contest titled ‘Fight Against Corona’ to raise awareness about the virus

Three cartoonists awarded in ‘Fight Against Corona’ contest