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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...

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    Lack of freethinking gives rise to intolerance: president

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:47am on September 30, 2018

    President Abdul Hamid bemoaned that the nation was witnessing negative activities like intolerance, extremism, extremism and fundamentalism at higher educational institutions....

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    Experts call for review of Digital Security Act

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:41am on September 30, 2018

    Legal experts and civil society members on Saturday expressed concern that the Digital Security Act -2018, passed in the parliament on September 19, might be...

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    CPJ urges president to return Digital Security Bill to Parliament

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:43am on September 23, 2018

    The Committee to Protect Journalists has urged president Abdul Hamid to return the Digital Security Bill to Parliament for a review....

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    Digital Security Bill in JS for passage

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    A parliamentary standing committee on Monday placed its report on the much-talked-about Digital Security Bill to parliament recommending life term or a fine of Tk...

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    New UN rights chief decries abuses of minorities, migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on September 11, 2018

    The new UN rights chief decried Monday crackdowns on minorities in countries like Myanmar and China and urged Western countries to respect migrant rights, warning...

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    Amartya Sen extends support to Shahidul Alam

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2018

    Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has extended his support to acclaimed photographer Shahidul Alam who has been in prison since August 5 following his criticism of...

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    EU for upholding right to freedom of expression

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 11:54pm on August 19, 2018

    The European Union on Sunday stressed the need for upholding rights to freedom of expression and freedom of protest in Bangladesh....

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    Editors’ Council condemns attacks on journalists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 07, 2018

    The Editors’ Council on Monday expressed grave concern and condemned indiscriminate attacks on journalists covering the student protests demanding safe roads....

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    Attack on Mahmudur was assassination bid: Fakhrul

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on July 24, 2018

    Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Monday claimed that the attack on daily Amar Desh’s acting editor Mahmudur Rahman was carried out...