Writer Mushtaq Ahmed

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

Govt enacted Digital Security Act to cling to power: Fakhrul

BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir has alleged that the current Awami League government had enacted the Digital Security Act to cling to power by force

BNP organises a rally demanding annulment of Digital Security Act in front of Press Club on Thursday

Mushtaq's death still haunts suspecting minds

Several factors evoke questions as to whether writer Mushtaq had died a natural death, or he had undergone inhuman physical torture immediately after his arrest

Mushtaq's death still haunts suspecting minds

DSA

Court sets new date for further investigation report against Sami, 10 others

The case statement says the accused posted various propaganda and rumours on a Facebook page called ‘I am Bangladeshi’ to tarnish the image or reputation of the state and to spread confusion

Court sets new date for further investigation report against Sami, 10 others

Cartoonist Kishore files complaint 'over torture in custody'

Cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore on Wednesday filed a complaint with a Dhaka court over alleged torture on him in custody after his arrest under the Digital Security Act

Cartoonist Kishore files complaint 'over torture in custody'

Protest against Mushtaq’s death: 6 activists get bail

A Dhaka court on Sunday granted bail to six of the seven leftist student leaders and activists arrested for protesting against the death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed, reports UNB.

Protest against Mushtaq’s death: 6 activists get bail

Statement of Editors’ Council

Concerned over abuse of Digital Security Act, demands review

Sampadak Parishad (Editors’ Council) has once again voiced concern about the Digital Security Act

Concerned over abuse of Digital Security Act, demands review

Torture

Kishore kept in unknown place for 69 hrs, beaten, quizzed about cartoons

According to the case statement, a team of RAB-3 arrested Kishore from his Kakrail residence at 2:30pm on 5 May

Kishore kept in unknown place for 69 hrs, beaten, quizzed about cartoons

Digital Security Act

Demand of scrapping law tantamount to lawlessness: Info minister

The demand for scrapping law in case of any death in prison is tantamount to lawlessness, said information minister Hasan Mahmud

Demand of scrapping law tantamount to lawlessness: Info minister

Mushtaq’s death was ‘natural’: Home minister

The probe report regarding the custodial death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed, 53, who was detained in a case filed under the digital security act, has been submitted to home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal ...

Mushtaq’s death was ‘natural’: Home minister
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