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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...

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    Freedom of expression must to ensure human rights: Swiss envoy

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:31am on October 08, 2018

    Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh Rene Holenstein on Sunday said that freedom of expression and press freedom are important benchmarks for human rights in any...

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    Journalists’ concerns over Digital Security Bill to be placed before cabinet Monday

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:26am on October 08, 2018

    Concerns expressed by journalists, including newspaper editors, over the recently passed Digital Security Bill is likely to be placed before the weekly cabinet meeting for...

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    Freedom of press, expression heading towards bleak future

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:06am on October 05, 2018

    Journalists and freethinkers are of the opinion that the Digital Security Bill passed by Jatiya Sangsad on September 19 poses a threat to the right...