Saturday, 15 May 2021
Writer Mushtaq Ahmed's death
Bangladesh drops one notch in 2021 World Press Freedom Index
The Index data reflect a dramatic deterioration in people’s access to information and an increase in obstacles to news coverage. The coronavirus pandemic has been used as grounds to block ...
20 Apr 2021, 16:12
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
25 Mar 2021, 12:52
Scraping Digital Security Act
Cops foil attempt by left leaning students to lay seige to law ministry
Police have foiled the attempt of left leaning student organisations to lay siege to the law, justice and parliamentary affairs ministry to press home a four-point demand including the repeal of the ...
16 Mar 2021, 19:08
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
11 Mar 2021, 15:52
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
11 Mar 2021, 10:49
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
11 Mar 2021, 10:36
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
10 Mar 2021, 18:06
Cartoonist Kishore’s ear injury serious
The injury to cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore’s right ear is serious. His eardrum or tympanic membrane has been ruptured.
08 Mar 2021, 11:16
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.
07 Mar 2021, 22:01
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
07 Mar 2021, 12:45