Freedom of press

Editors’ Council concerned as BFIU seeks bank details of journalists

Such a move was never taken against any specific profession in the past, the Editors' Council statement said

Editors’ Council concerned as BFIU seeks bank details of journalists

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

Seeking bank details of journalists motivated: DRU

Shut down unregistered news portals within a week: HC

The court also asked the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission and Bangladesh Press Council to take action in this regard by that time

High Court

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

Top Afghan TV network stays on-air despite fear of Taliban

Dhaka cyber court accepts charges against Kajol

Kajol went missing on 10 March 2020, a day after Magura-1 constituency lawmaker Saifuzzaman Shikhor filed a case against him and 31 others, including Manab Zamin editor Matiur Rahman Chowdhury

Dhaka cyber court accepts charges against Kajol

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

Members of the Taliban Badri 313 military unit stands amid debris of the destroyed Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) base in Deh Sabz district northeast of Kabul on 
6 September, 2021 after the US pulled all its troops out of the country

Afghanistan

US left behind over 100 Javelin portable anti-tank missile systems: Russia

Russian defence minister Sergey Shoigu has claimed that the US left behind more than 100 Javelin portable anti-tank missile systems in Afghanistan

Russian defence minister Sergey Shoigu has claimed that the US left behind more than 100 Javelin portable anti-tank missile systems in Afghanistan

Stop repression on teachers, students: Zafrullah to govt

Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury on Saturday urged the government to stop the 'repression and harassment' of the students and teachers to avert a dire consequence in case of change in ...

Stop repression on teachers, students: Zafrullah to govt

Afghanistan

Taliban’s Legitimacy Crises

Despite Mujahid’s soft and articulate tone the journalists covering the press conference were conscious of the presence of gun-toting Taliban surrounding the building and couldn’t ask difficult ...

Taliban’s Legitimacy Crises

Taliban promises to respect press freedom: RSF

A Taliban spokesman has promised that journalists will not be persecuted in Afghanistan and that women will be allowed to continue working in the media

Taliban promises to respect press freedom: RSF
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