freedom of press

  • Images

    Myanmar court presses secrets act charges against Reuters reporters

    Reuters | Updated at 10:32am on July 09, 2018

    A Myanmar court will rule on Monday on whether to charge two Reuters reporters accused of obtaining secret documents, a decision that could either see...

  • Images

    World Press Freedom Day today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:30am on May 03, 2018

    Transparency International Bangladesh on Wednesday urged the government to review of nine provisions in the Digital Security Bill and the repeal of the controversial Section...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    UN experts call on Myanmar to drop charges against 2 reporters

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:28am on April 13, 2018

    United Nation experts called on the prosecution to drop the charges against Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo and urged the government of Myanmar to...

  • Images

    TIB decries proposal to gag media for reporting banks

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:03am on April 03, 2018

    Terming the Bangladesh Association of Banks’ proposal of formulating the Bank Reporting Act as illegal, Transparency International Bangladesh on Monday expressed deep concern over it...

  • Images

    Morocco arrests prominent newspaper publisher

    Agence France-Presse . Rabat | Updated at 01:00am on February 25, 2018

    Moroccan police on Friday arrested a newspaper publisher and prominent journalist, known for editorials critical of authorities in the North African country, a colleague said....

  • Images

    Govt had better mend banking sector irregularities

    | Updated at 12:05am on February 14, 2018

    THE directive of the Financial Institutions Division to state-run financial entities to check against leak of ‘confidential’ information against the backdrop of bank scams making...

  • Images

    Editors’ Council worried over section 32

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on February 07, 2018

    Editors’ Council on Tuesday demanded cancellation of controversial section 32 of the draft Digital Security Bill 2018 in addition to section 57 of Information and...

  • Images

    Digital Security Bill to pose no hindrance to investigative reporting: LM

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on February 07, 2018

    Law minister Anisul Huq said Tuesday that Section 32 in the Digital Security Bill was not drafted targeting journalists...

  • Images

    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...