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2017 in review: Human rights situation...

2017 in review: Human rights situation...

Bangladesh

Sun, Dec 31 2017

A total of 122 journalists faced repression and assault from law enforcers, influential people, local...

An unjust law

An unjust law

Opinion

Thu, Nov 30 2017

It has no place in the law books of a country that claims to uphold freedom of expression

Crimes against journalists will not...

Crimes against journalists will not...

Editorial

Thu, Nov 2 2017

It is a sad fact that the government has failed in its solemn duty to protect journalists, and the only...

When words threaten

When words threaten

Santa Islam

Thu, Sep 28 2017

We need better laws to protect our freedom of speech

My life with Section 57

My life with Section 57

Mushfique Wadud , Mushfique Wadud

Sun, Jul 9 2017

The ICT Act goes against the very founding principles of our democracy

Tahmina Rahman honoured with MBE

Tahmina Rahman honoured with MBE

People

Wed, Jun 21 2017

Tahmina has had a distinguished career in the promotion of human rights, having conducted human rights...

In the crosshairs of radical...

In the crosshairs of radical...

Opinion

Tue, Jun 6 2017

We are supposed to be a democracy, not a theocracy

Should journalists respond to online...

Should journalists respond to online...

Weekend Tribune

Thu, May 25 2017

Musing | Online trolling

Feel free to disagree

Feel free to disagree

Miti Sanjana

Wed, May 10 2017

Laws that curtail the freedom of speech do not help democracy

Afsan Chowdhury: Amnesty report not...

Afsan Chowdhury: Amnesty report not...

Afsan Chowdhury , Afsan Chowdhury

Fri, May 5 2017

We must set our own standards of freedom, free from external interests

Inu slams Amnesty report, defends govt’s...

Inu slams Amnesty report, defends govt’s...

Law & Rights

Wed, May 3 2017

The information minister urged Amnesty to be "more careful" in reporting on Bangladesh and its internal...

Freedom of the press is freedom of the...

Freedom of the press is freedom of the...

Opinion

Wed, May 3 2017

For press freedom to mean anything, unpopular speech must also be protected

Law minister: Section 57 will be dropped...

Law minister: Section 57 will be dropped...

Law & Rights

Tue, May 2 2017

'The new Digital Security Act will clarify what section 57 is supposed to represent'

Amnesty: Bangladesh media faces more...

Amnesty: Bangladesh media faces more...

Law & Rights

Tue, May 2 2017

The government treats journalism as if it were a crime, says Amnesty’s Bangladesh researcher Olof...

And it was all yellow

And it was all yellow

SN Rasul

Mon, Mar 6 2017

Do we stop to think before we protest?

Nobel laureates and scientists urge...

Nobel laureates and scientists urge...

Uncategorized

Fri, Dec 2 2016

In an open letter to president-elect Donald Trump, 22 Nobel laureates and over 2300 scientists urged...

Can they be silenced?

Can they be silenced?

Arts & Letters

Thu, Nov 10 2016

The silencing of writers, journalists and proponents of free speech is a reality all across the world,...

The price of free speech

The price of free speech

Nur E Emroz Alam Tonoy

Wed, Nov 9 2016

Democracy isn’t complete without the freedom to have unpopular opinions

Your opinion does not matter

Your opinion does not matter

SN Rasul

Tue, Oct 25 2016

Feel free to disagree, but don’t silence me

Restricting NGO freedom  a slippery...

Restricting NGO freedom a slippery...

Editorial

Tue, Oct 11 2016

Bangladesh faces many problems, but NGOs are not one of them

In the light of what we can’t say

In the light of what we can’t say

SN Rasul

Tue, Sep 6 2016

What price do we pay for our freedom of speech?