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    Facebook and free speech

    Faiza Patel and Rachel Levinson-Waldman | Updated at 12:05am on May 27, 2018

    IN THE weeks since Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to Congress, Facebook has made two important policy announcements....

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    Rights activists term 22 sections objectionable

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on May 06, 2018

    Rights activists on Saturday objected to inclusion of 22 ‘repressive provisions’ in the Digital Security Bill 2018 saying they seek to infringe upon the fundamental...

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    Editors for dropping undemocratic provisions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on April 20, 2018

    The Editors’ Council on Thursday at a meeting conveyed their concerns to the government over Digital Security Bill 2018, demanding removal of some provisions that...

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    Digital security act not for gagging freedom of expression: Joy

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:59am on April 16, 2018

    The digital security act was made not to gag freedom of expression but to stop spreading of falsehood and extremist activities through social media to...

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    Ganajagaran Mancha denounces govt move

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on February 03, 2018

    Ganajagaran Mancha spokesperson Imran H Sarker on Friday said the proposed digital security law would suppress the freedom of expression and take the nation back...

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    Freedom for Julian Assange!

    by Bill Van Auken | Updated at 12:05am on January 12, 2018

    DECLARING that the conditions facing Julian Assange are ‘untenable’ and ‘unsustainable’, the government of Ecuador has called for third-party mediation to allow the WikiLeaks founder...

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    Bangladesh ‘fails’ to protect dissenting voices: AI

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on May 03, 2017

    Amnesty International, a London-based right group, has said Bangladesh government has failed to protect dissenting voices or hold accountable the armed groups that threaten them,...