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Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with graft charges

The Myanmar junta has hit deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption charges over claims she accepted illegal payments of gold and more than half a million dollars in cash

Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with graft charges

Freedom of press and commendable examples of India, US

Freedom of media and journalists is part and parcel of any democratic state and society. Article 39 of our constitution ensures freedom of speech and expression of all citizens and freedom of the ...

Freedom of press and commendable examples of India, US

Facebook imposes 2-year Trump ban, revises rules for politicians

The punishment will be effective from 7 January, when Trump was booted off the social media giant, and comes after Facebook’s independent oversight board said the indefinite ban imposed initially ...

Former US president Donald Trump

Myanmar jails two journalists for 'incitement and spreading false news'

Aung Kyaw is the third DVB journalist and Zaw Zaw is the sixth Mizzima journalist imprisoned since the military's 1 February coup

Myanmar jails two journalists for 'incitement and spreading false news'

Journalist community uncompromising on question of Rozina harassment

There is necessity not only of a declaration of so-called zero tolerance against corruption, but a zero tolerance stance also has to be taken in some other cases too otherwise the state will not ...

Dhaka Reporters’ Unity (DRU) organised a protest rally on Friday demanding release of Prothom Alo’s senior reporter Rozina Islam and withdrawal of the case filed against her.

Unfounded allegations against Prothom Alo

Apart from the Rozina issue, Mozammel Babu has made some allegations against Prothom Alo in his article, which are completely unfounded

Unfounded allegations against Prothom Alo

Interview: Md Abdul Matin

“The Digital Security Act is unnecessary”

Md Abdul Matin, retired judge of the Supreme Court, speaks at length in an interview with Prothom Alo on the Official Secrets Act, Digital Security Act, citizen’s fundamental rights, press freedom ...

“The Digital Security Act is unnecessary”

Harassment of Rozina Islam

'Various quarters are taking advantage'

Various quarters are taking advantage as the journalists are not united. Journalists need to be united to end this situation. Objective and responsible journalism has to be practices even under ...

'Various quarters are taking advantage'

Who is running Rozina’s Facebook account?

Someone has activated the deactivated Facebook account of journalist Rozina Islam. Rozina Islam cannot access to her account anymore. She fears that her personal email account has also been hacked as ...

Who is running Rozina’s Facebook account?
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