After news of Rafiqul Amin's Zoom meeting spread on social media, the government came to its senses. The government has withdrawn eight jailers, including the chief jailer in charge of him at BSMMU. ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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
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
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
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
The injury to cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore’s right ear is serious. His eardrum or tympanic membrane has been ruptured.
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.
Kishore is undergoing treatment at a hospital in the capital city. His family is worried about his ear injury
Nine international human rights organisations have urged the Bangladesh government to repeal the Digital Security Act (DSA) - under which both writer Mushtaq Ahmed and cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore ...
According to the case statement, a team of RAB-3 arrested Kishore from his Kakrail residence at 2:30pm on 5 May
The demand for scrapping law in case of any death in prison is tantamount to lawlessness, said information minister Hasan Mahmud