What does the Arundhati Roy imbroglio say about our democratic freedoms?
Freedom of speech is enshrined in the First Amendment of the US Constitution
Bangladesh’s digital laws are inconsistent with its democratic ideals
Bangla-language publisher Shamsuzzoha Manik was in jail for almost eight months in 2016. DLF and its...
Oppression comes in many layers
The answers to that question could shake the bedrock of our country
This highlights the need for freedom of speech, and a safe place where writers, thinkers, academics,...
Words are no longer spoken, but chosen
Quite simply, the law is too broadly written, and opens up much potential for abuse
Silence is golden in these challenging times
Mainstream media is not the enemy, and cracking down on journalists does a disservice to our...
They urge the government to continue consultations on this law and pursue the commitments taken during...
'The government must revert its course from this regressive law, that compromises its international...
It seems that many of the problems of Section 57 of the ICT Act will simply recur under a new name
Our myopia regarding press freedom requires a cure
When citizens aren’t allowed to have an opinion, the country doesn’t have a leg to stand...
Let us make sure due process is followed at all times
Differing voices cannot be met with violence every time
'The proposed act is meant for controlling digital crimes. Not to curtail freedom of the press,' says...
With innumerable cases of the government suppressing any criticism of its actions, press freedom in Bangladesh...
Does social media give way to a lack of compassion?
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