Digital Security Act

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    Baul singer Rita Dewan gets bail

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:21pm on January 13, 2021

    A Dhaka tribunal on Wednesday granted ad interim bail to Baul singer Rita Dewan in a case filed under the Digital Security Act over hurting...

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    Two held for running fake facebook account using Taposh’s name

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:03pm on January 12, 2021

    Police arrested two youths for running fake Facebook accounts using the name of Dhaka South City Corporation Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh...

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    Joy tells western embassies to stop talking about freedom of speech

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 10:00am on January 09, 2021

    Sajeeb Wazed Joy, son of prime minister Sheikh Hasina, on Saturday asked the ‘western embassies’, including the United States embassy in Dhaka, to stop issuing...

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    DSA cases, arrests treble in a year

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:21am on January 06, 2021

    The year 2020 saw a decline in human rights violations as cases and arrests related to freedom of expression under the Digital Security Act, 2018...

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    Court asks concerned to submit report in rape case against Nur

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:01pm on January 05, 2021

    A Dhaka court on Tuesday set January 21 to submit the report in a case against six, including Dhaka University Central Students’ Union’s former vice-president...

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    N’ganj mayor sues two under Digital Security Act

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:42am on January 05, 2021

    Narayanganj city mayor Selina Hayat Ivy has filed a case against two people under the Digital Security Act...

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    AI renews call for repeal of DSA after Kajol’s release

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:15pm on December 25, 2020

    International rights group Amnesty International on Friday renewed its call for the repeal of Digital Security Act following the release of journalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol...

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    High Court asks police to obey 75-day timeframe   

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:15pm on December 24, 2020

    The High Court has asked the inspector general of police to direct the police officers concerned to follow the 75-day timeframe to complete investigation of...

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    Bangladesh editors concerned over DSA cases, harassment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on November 29, 2020

    Editors’ Council on Sunday expressed concern over the filing of cases against journalists under the Digital Security Act and continued harassment of editors and senior...

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    Journalist Kajol gets bail in one of three cases

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:46pm on November 24, 2020

    The High Court on Tuesday granted bail to detained journalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol in one of the three cases filed against him by ruling Awami...