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Inu: Digital Security Act formulated...

Inu: Digital Security Act formulated...

Law & Rights

Sun, Oct 21 2018

Amid concerns from various quarters, parliament passed the much-talked-about Digital Security Bill in...

Editors' Council: Digital Security Act...

Editors' Council: Digital Security Act...

Law & Rights

Sat, Oct 13 2018

The platform of newspaper editors will organize a human chain on Monday

UN rights body urges Bangladesh to revise...

UN rights body urges Bangladesh to revise...

Law & Rights

Tue, Oct 9 2018

The rights body wants to see that the law provides for checks and balances against arbitrary arrest,...

BNP rejects Digital Security Act

BNP rejects Digital Security Act

Politics

Mon, Oct 8 2018

The party’s reaction comes after the president assents to the bill, making it a law

Surveilled, silenced, detained

Surveilled, silenced, detained

Weekend Tribune

Thu, Oct 4 2018

Alarming trend of declining press freedom across South Asia threatens to continue

PM’s ICT adviser defends Digital Security...

PM’s ICT adviser defends Digital Security...

Government Affairs

Mon, Oct 1 2018

The prime minister’s ICT Adviser Sajeeb Ahmed Wazed Joy has issued a lengthy defence of the newly...

Law minister to meet editors again after...

Law minister to meet editors again after...

Government Affairs

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Leaders of the Editors’ Council met with ministers at the Information Ministry on Sunday regarding...

Bernicat: US encourages Bangladesh to...

Bernicat: US encourages change in Digital...

Bangladesh

Sun, Sep 30 2018

She said they appreciate Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu's offer to meet with media representatives...

Intellectuals demand immediate release...

Intellectuals demand immediate release...

Dhaka

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Protesters urged the government to withdraw Digital Security Act-2018, by which the citizen rights would...

Experts call for review of Digital Security...

Experts call for review of Digital Security...

Law & Rights

Sun, Sep 30 2018

Dhaka University (DU) law department’s Md Mahbubur Rahman said the director general (DG) of the...

Iqbal Sobhan: Responsible journalists...

Iqbal Sobhan: Responsible journalists...

Nation

Sat, Sep 29 2018

The Digital Security Bill 2018 was passed in parliament on September 19 with stiff penalties for a wide...

TIB calls for amendment of controversial...

TIB calls for amendment of controversial...

Law & Rights

Wed, Sep 26 2018

On September 19, parliament passed the much-talked about bill

Human Rights Watch condemns Digital...

Human Rights Watch condemns Digital...

Law & Rights

Tue, Sep 25 2018

Sections 25(a) and 31 contained vague descriptions of offences, and were lacking sufficient precision...

Dr Kamal: Form poll-time govt, reform...

Dr Kamal: Form poll-time govt, reform...

Election

Sun, Sep 23 2018

The announcement of Jatiya Oikya Prokriya came from a press conference held at the National Press Club...

Editors’ Council condemns passage of...

Editors’ Council condemns passage of...

Law & Rights

Sat, Sep 22 2018

The body will stage a human chain protest against the Act on September 29

CPJ urges President Hamid to return...

CPJ: Return Digital Security Act to...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 22 2018

Parliament on September 18 passed the much-talked-about Digital Security Bill, 2018, which provides for...

Mainstream media is not the enemy

Mainstream media is not the enemy

Editorial

Thu, Sep 20 2018

It seems that many of the problems of Section 57 of the ICT Act will simply recur under a new name

A slippery slope, or a stepping...

A slippery slope, or a stepping...

SN Rasul

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Our myopia regarding press freedom requires a cure

How Section 57 morphed into Digital...

How Section 57 morphed into Digital...

Law & Rights

Fri, Aug 10 2018

Many criticized the matter, saying the government had just modified the ICT Act’s Section 57 and...

Digital security law will be fixed,...

Digital security law will be fixed,...

Law & Rights

Tue, May 22 2018

Owners of private television channels, the Editors' Council, and the Bangladesh Federal Union of...

Govt rejects UPR recommendations on...

Govt rejects UPR recommendations on...

Law & Rights

Fri, May 18 2018

Bangladesh first submitted its report to the UPR in 2009