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    Julian Assange’s imprisonment exposes US myths about freedom

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2021

    PERSECUTION is not typically doled out to those who recite mainstream pieties, or refrain from posing meaningful threats to those who wield institutional power, or...

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    China slams US national security allegations

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:18am on December 05, 2020

    Beijing on Friday lashed out at a claim by the US intelligence chief that China is the ‘greatest threat to democracy and freedom worldwide’, calling...

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    Young filmmakers should have freedom to choose subject

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:10pm on October 20, 2020

    Renowned filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki said that young filmmakers should have the freedom to choose content otherwise they will struggle to develop intellectual diversity. ‘When...

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    6-pt demand turned demand for freedom: PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:05am on June 08, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said the historic six-point demand declared by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was blossomed before the Bengalis as their demand of...

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    Work, exercise restrictions ease in England

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:33pm on May 13, 2020

    People living in England have more freedom to leave their homes from Wednesday and to go to work if necessary in the first stage of...

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    Actions against journalists clear threat to press freedom: editors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on May 08, 2020

    The Editors’ Council on Thursday said that they considered the recent cases against and arrest of journalists as a clear threat to freedom of press...

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    Philippines forces top broadcaster off air

    Agence France-Presse . Manila | Updated at 10:50pm on May 05, 2020

    The Philippines’ top broadcaster ABS-CBN was forced off air Tuesday over a stalled operating licence renewal, drawing fresh charges that authorities were cracking down on...

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    Bangladesh slides in press freedom index

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on April 24, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic may prepare the ground for further slide in press freedom across the globe as reporters around the world are facing repression, media...

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    Shrinking space for freedom

    by Monwarul Islam | Updated at 01:27am on March 26, 2020

    WHEN the government acts against people, it becomes people’s duty, patriotic duty that is, to save democracy and the country from the government. The people,...

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    Freedom, in the time of corona

    by Mohammad Abul Kalam Azad | Updated at 01:25am on March 26, 2020

    A society that lives in a perennial state of emergency cannot be a free society. We in fact live in a society that has sacrificed...