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    Govt firmly believes in freedom of press: PM

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:02pm on September 19, 2018

    Reiterating that the government firmly believes in freedom of press, prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday urged the journalists to play a constructive and responsible...

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    Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar secrets case

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on September 04, 2018

    Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar’s state secrets law while reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for seven years Monday, fuelling...

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    US corporate media join in editorialising for press freedom

    Dave Lindorff | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2018

    SOME 300 newspapers, large and small, joined today in publishing, often on their front pages, editorials defending the first amendment’s freedom of the press,.....

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    Nepal crime reform sparks press freedom concerns

    Agence France-Presse . Kathmandu | Updated at 01:05am on August 18, 2018

    Nepal introduced a new criminal code Friday that makes sharing confidential information a jailable offence, sparking concerns among journalists that the laws could be used...

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    Attacks on journalists spark protests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on August 08, 2018

    Journalists cutting across the opinion lines on Tuesday demanded arrest of attackers on reporters and photographers who covered student demonstrations pressing for safety on roads,...

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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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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...