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    Editors’ Council condemns arrests of journalists under DSA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:13pm on July 01, 2020

    The Editors’ Council has condemned the recent spate of cases filed against and arrest of editors, journalists, writers, university teachers, under the Digital Security Act...

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    UN experts call Bangladesh to end persecution of journalist

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 07:41pm on May 27, 2020

    UN experts have called on the Bangladesh government to stop the ongoing ‘persecution of journalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol’ and expressed concern about his previous suspected...

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    HRW urges Bangladesh govt to drop charges against cartoonist, journalists

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 06:23pm on May 08, 2020

    Human Rights Watch on Friday called on the Bangladesh government to withdraw charges against journalists and a cartoonist...

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    Seven foreign envoys call for freedom of expression

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on May 08, 2020

    Seven foreign ambassadors in Bangladesh on Thursday stressed the need for upholding independence of the press and freedom of expression for disseminating facts-based information during...

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    7 foreign envoys in Bangladesh call for freedom of expression

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 05:37pm on May 07, 2020

    Seven foreign ambassadors in Bangladesh on Thursday stressed the need for upholding independence of the press and freedom of expression for disseminating facts-based information during...

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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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