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Solving the wrong problem

Solving the wrong problem

Opinion

Sat, Sep 29 2018

Mainstream media is not the enemy, and cracking down on journalists does a disservice to our...

Please let the press do its duty

Please let the press do its duty

Editorial

Tue, Aug 7 2018

The press cannot play this role if journalists are constantly under attack

An attack on freedom

An attack on freedom

Editorial

Sun, Aug 5 2018

There must be zero tolerance for those who commit physical violence, on journalists or otherwise

A pressing matter

A pressing matter

Opinion

Fri, May 4 2018

For us to be truly democratic, unpopular and unpalatable opinions must be tolerated

Minister: Government taking Digital...

Minister: Government taking Digital...

Law & Rights

Wed, May 2 2018

'The proposed act is meant for controlling digital crimes. Not to curtail freedom of the press,' says...

Law minister: Section 32 of Digital...

Law minister: Section 32 of Digital...

Law & Rights

Tue, Apr 10 2018

According to Section 32 of the Digital Security Bill, 2018, resorting to digital theft by capturing any...

Myanmar police charge Reuters reporters...

Myanmar police charge Reuters reporters...

South Asia

Wed, Jan 10 2018

The pair had been reporting on the military campaign in Rakhine state that has forced some 655,000 Rohingyas...

Editors' Council condemns arrest warrant...

Editors' Council condemns arrest warrant...

Dhaka

Sun, Jan 7 2018

The council observed that different agencies have been calling editors and reporters in recent times...

Myanmar court remands Reuters journalists...

Myanmar court remands Reuters journalists...

Asia Pacific

Wed, Dec 27 2017

They face up to 14 years in jail under the Official Secrets Act for allegedly possessing documents related...

Myanmar to grant families access to...

Myanmar to grant families access to...

South Asia

Sun, Dec 24 2017

Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been in detention for 11 days in an undisclosed location and have...

Myanmar says two Reuters journalists...

Myanmar says two Reuters journalists...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 23 2017

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been in detention for nine days with no detail on where they are being...

Myanmar says probe of two Reuters journalists...

Myanmar says probe of two Reuters journalists...

South Asia

Wed, Dec 20 2017

Zaw Htay said the two reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, would then have access to a lawyer and be able...

Myanmar faces mounting calls for release...

Myanmar faces mounting calls for release...

South Asia

Sat, Dec 16 2017

The UN, United Kingdom, Sweden and Bangladesh, among others, have denounced the arrests

The right to know

The right to know

Editorial

Mon, Nov 6 2017

Moving forward, what Bangladesh needs is legislation which fortifies this right

Editors want Section 57 abolished for...

Editors want Section 57 abolished for...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jul 21 2017

Newspaper editors, under the platform, said they are worried about the Section 19 of the draft law that...

Zero tolerance for attacks on...

Zero tolerance for attacks on...

Editorial

Wed, Jul 12 2017

Make it clear that there will be zero tolerance for those who commit physical violence on...

UN: Demand to shut Al Jazeera a threat...

UN: Demand to shut Al Jazeera a threat...

World

Thu, Jun 29 2017

The four Arab states accuse Al Jazeera of interference in their affairs and fomenting unrest in the Middle...

Officials: Detained Myanmar journalists...

Officials: Detained Myanmar journalists...

World

Wed, Jun 28 2017

Suu Kyi has not spoken out against increasingly frequent arrests of reporters and activists

How free has press been in Bangladesh...

How free has press been in Bangladesh...

Law & Rights

Wed, May 3 2017

Although Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina maintains that the press in Bangladesh has enough freedom, the...

The road to hell

The road to hell

Tim Weiner

Wed, Mar 1 2017

Starting a war with the press might prove unwise for Trump

Journalists under threat

Journalists under threat

Opinion

Sat, Feb 11 2017

It is part of job of the free press to ask hard questions -- sometimes doing so leads to exposing...