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    Vignette: October 2019

    Seema Amin | Updated at 12:00am on November 05, 2019

    THERE was a joke on the table, rather long-faced, only sensible in the corners of a certain man’s eyes. ‘Freedom of thought,’ he said, ‘Chapter...

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    UN resident coordinator summoned 

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 04:28pm on October 13, 2019

    The government summoned UN resident coordinator in Dhaka Mia Seppo on Sunday and expressed annoyance over a statement made by her office involving freedom of...

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    History is happening

    Ann Garrison | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    NOZOMI Hayase dedicated WikiLeaks, the Global Fourth Estate: History Is Happening to ‘the youth who grew up on the Internet,’ then added, ‘The future of...

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    Societies pay price when journos targeted: UN secy gen

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:21pm on May 02, 2019

    United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres has called on all to defend the rights of journalists, reminding everyone that a free press is essential for...

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    Bangladesh country of concern: CIVICUS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:54am on November 28, 2018

    Bangladesh was marked as a country of concern by international human rights organisation CIVICUS in its global report on fundamental freedom...

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    Speak no more

    Parsa Sanjana Sajid | Updated at 12:00am on November 10, 2018

    I DO not know if the arc of the moral universe bends towards justice, but power is legendary in its fragility. Nothing, a tight grip,...

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    Digital Security Act an episode of endless intimidation: discussion

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:00pm on October 31, 2018

    Academics, lawyers and students on Wednesday alleged that the recently enacted Digital Security Act is an arrangement to tie up citizens in expressing their views...

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    Squeezing the press

    Taranath Dahal | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    THE government has become more highhanded with regard to freedom of expression and press freedom....

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    Editors demand amendment to nine sections of Digital Security Act

    Staff correspondent | Updated at 11:55am on October 15, 2018

    Newspaper editors in an unprecedented move formed a human chain on Monday protesting against the Digital Security Act and demanding immediate amendment to the newly...

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    Editors’ Council to take to streets on Monday

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2018

    Newspaper editors will form a human chain in front of the National Press Club on Monday protesting against the Digital Security Act and demanding immediate...