Freedom of Expression

Case under Official Secrets Act

Journalist Rozina Islam appears in court

Prothom Alo journalist Rozina Islam on Tuesday appeared before a court in a case filed under Penal Code and Official Secrets Act

Journalist Rozina Islam appears in court

Myanmar junta chief meets Suu Kyi party stalwart

Myanmar's junta chief sat down with a prominent senior figure of Aung San Suu Kyi's ousted party on Sunday, the first significant meeting since the February coup

Myanmar's junta chief Min Aung Hlaing

Five dead after Myanmar security forces ram car into Yangon protest

Five people were killed and at least 15 arrested after Myanmar security forces in a car rammed into an anti-coup protest on Sunday morning in Yangon, local news portal Myanmar Now reported

Protesters taking part in a demonstration against the military coup run as security forces launched a crackdown on the protest in Yangon 5 December, 2021

Khaleda barred from going abroad by government, not law: Mirza Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that Khaleda Zia has been ousted from politics by the ruling Awami League

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir addresses a demonstration organised by Jatiyatabadi Mohila Dal in the capital's Naya Paltan area on 1 December 2021

UP election

Supporter of defeated candidate ‘forced to wear bangles’ in Bagerhat

A supporter of a defeated female candidate in the reserved wards has allegedly been forced to wear bangles in Kachua upazila of Bagerhat by the followers of the winning candidate in Bagerhat

Map of Bagerhat district

Myanmar arrests ex-lawmaker it says masterminded anti-junta attacks

Myanmar security forces have arrested a former lawmaker and prominent hip-hop artist accused of masterminding a string of attacks targeting regime forces and officials

Soldiers stand next to military vehicles as people gather to protest against the military coup, in Yangon, Myanmar on 15 February 2021.

Myanmar junta charges Suu Kyi with fraud during 2020 polls

Myanmar's junta has charged ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi with committing electoral fraud during the 2020 polls, state media reported Tuesday

In this file photo taken on 13 March, 2021, a protester holds a poster with an image of detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi

'Honest journalism can overcome the crisis in media'

Senior journalists and academics, speaking at a discussion on 'Media, democracy and Bangladesh', commented that carrying out objective and honest journalism is the way to overcome the crisis ...

On the second day of the series of events commemorating Prothom Alo's 23 founding anniversary, Syed Manzoorul Islam speaks at the discussion on 'Media, democracy and Bangladesh'. Seated beside him are Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul and Matiur Rahman. 14 November, Nalinikanta Bhattashali Gallery, National Museum

Myanmar court sentences US journalist for 11 years

Fenster also faces charges of sedition and terrorism, which could see him jailed for life

Myanmar court sentences US journalist for 11 years

Journalist Rozina Islam receives 'Free Press Award'

Prothom Alo’s journalist Rozina Islam, who was harassed for revealing corruption in Bangladesh’s health sector during the coronavirus pandemic, has received this year’s Free Press Award for ...

Journalist Rozina Islam receives 'Free Press Award'
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