Monday, 20 September 2021
Freedom of Expression
BNP formulating strategies for movement, elections under its own leadership
BNP wants to strengthen the party before the reconstitution of the election commission in February next year
11 minutes ago
Seeking bank details of journalists motivated: DRU
The executive committee of Dhaka Reporters’ Unity has expressed its concern and discontent over bank details being sought of 11 top journalist leaders of six organisations
16 Sep 2021, 12:46
Taliban call for lifting of sanctions against 'Islamic Emirate'
Afghanistan's new acting foreign minister Mawlawi Amir Khan Muttaqi has called for sanctions to be lifted against the 'Islamic Emirate'
15 Sep 2021, 12:09
Unwell Suu Kyi skips Myanmar trial hearing: lawyer
Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi skipped the resumption of her coronavirus-delayed trial in a junta court because she felt ill, her lawyer said Monday
14 Sep 2021, 12:13
Women in Afghanistan won't be allowed to play any sports: Taliban
The Taliban confirmed on Wednesday that women in Afghanistan will not be allowed to play any sports, including cricket
09 Sep 2021, 10:28
UN concerned about Afghan women's rights under Taliban
The Taliban is already neglecting its promise to respect Afghan women's rights, a United Nations official based in Kabul said Wednesday
09 Sep 2021, 08:45
Top Afghan TV network stays on-air despite fear of Taliban
As Taliban fighters entered Kabul on the evening of August 15, executives at Afghanistan's biggest independent TV network had a tough decision to make: stay on-air or go dark
08 Sep 2021, 19:55
'Need to draw a line between free speech and disinformation'
Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury was addressing the 5th World Conference of Speakers of Parliament on ‘Countering Misinformation and Hate Speech Requires Stronger Regulations’ in Vienna
08 Sep 2021, 14:10
Iran 'strongly' condemns Taliban offensive on Panjshir Valley
Iran on Monday "strongly" condemned the Taliban's military offensive against holdout fighters in Afghanistan's Panjshir Valley, as the Islamist group claimed it had taken control of the area
06 Sep 2021, 20:15
Taliban order university women to wear face-covering niqab
The Taliban have ordered that the women attending private Afghan universities must wear an abaya robe and niqab covering most of the face and classes must be segregated by sex -- or at least divided ...
05 Sep 2021, 23:00