A troll page like Moja Losss? is an annoyance any modern state should willingly tolerateThe recent arrest of Refayet Ahmed, admin of Facebook troll page “Moja Losss?” perpetuates the hostile environment that is festering in Bangladesh around freedom of expression. According to government statements, Refayet was arrested for spreading “anti-state propaganda through his Facebook page Moja losss?”READ MORE
There is no reasonable way to defend the blocking of FacebookThe honourable State Minister for Posts and Telecommunication Tarana Halim authored a rather interesting op-ed in a leading Bangladeshi daily defending her government’s recent decision to shut down several social networking platforms, including Facebook.
This particular move by the government is very significant, given that Facebook is a crucial media for the folks engaged in critical thinking, analysis, and free conversation on Bangladeshi affairs.READ MORE