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Report: Governments use pandemic to...

Govts use pandemic to crack down on...

World

Wed, Oct 14 2020

China was the worst-ranked country for the sixth consecutive year, according to the report

Webinar: Freedom of expression not limited...

Webinar: Freedom of expression not limited...

Nation

Sat, Sep 26 2020

Violation of the rights to freedom of expression is same for both media personnel and the general...

OP-ED: Here in (let’s call it)...

OP-ED: Here in (let’s call it)...

Akib Majumder

Tue, Jul 7 2020

Free speech is not alive and well in this fictional republic

OP-ED: Are we confusing hatred with...

OP-ED: Are we confusing hatred with...

Masuda Bhatti

Mon, Jul 6 2020

Misinformation and rumours have led to many unnecessary atrocities in Bangladesh

OP-ED: A tale of silence

OP-ED: A tale of silence

Sadiya S Silvee

Sun, Jul 5 2020

Where curbing freedom of expression is the norm

ARTICLE 19: Alarming crackdown on freedom...

ARTICLE 19: Alarming crackdown on freedom...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 19 2020

Both journalists and members of the public must be allowed to express criticism of the government’s...

In the midst of a pandemic, a free press...

In the midst of a pandemic, a free press...

Editorial

Thu, Apr 23 2020

Time and time again, journalists in Bangladesh find themselves under fire simply for doing their...

The liberty to speak

The liberty to speak

Muhammad Zamir

Sun, Dec 22 2019

Why freedom of expression matters

Saving the freedom of thought

Saving the freedom of thought

Anik Kabir

Thu, Oct 24 2019

Do we still want to be human?

Is social media good for

Is social media good for

Wasif Jamal Khan

Wed, Oct 2 2019

There are downsides, but ultimately social media strengthens the freedom of speech

Amnesty: Bangladeshi authorities should...

Amnesty: Bangladeshi authorities should...

Nation

Thu, May 16 2019

The tweet came after a series of recent arrests under the ICT Act

A pressing matter

A pressing matter

Editorial

Fri, May 3 2019

Do we wish to live in a country where the press is in handcuffs?

No smut please, we’re Bangladeshi

No smut please, we’re Bangladeshi

Rubaiyat Kabir

Fri, Apr 5 2019

Why no one is discussing the pornography ban in any meaningful way

Can we speak?

Can we speak?

Nur E Emroz Alam Tonoy

Sun, Mar 10 2019

What does the Arundhati Roy imbroglio say about our democratic freedoms?

Trump vows executive order requiring...

Trump vows executive order requiring...

North America

Sun, Mar 3 2019

Freedom of speech is enshrined in the First Amendment of the US Constitution

Where is the freedom?

Where is the freedom?

Aqib Tahmid

Wed, Dec 26 2018

Bangladesh’s digital laws are inconsistent with its democratic ideals

Another open letter to DLF

Another open letter to DLF

Ikhtisad Ahmed

Fri, Nov 23 2018

Bangla-language publisher Shamsuzzoha Manik was in jail for almost eight months in 2016. DLF and its...

The constraints of freedom

The constraints of freedom

Luba Khalili

Thu, Nov 15 2018

Oppression comes in many layers

Is anyone policing the thought...

Is anyone policing the thought...

Zubier Abdullah

Sun, Nov 11 2018

The answers to that question could shake the bedrock of our country

Curtain falls on DLF

Curtain falls on DLF

Editorial

Sat, Nov 10 2018

This highlights the need for freedom of speech, and a safe place where writers, thinkers, academics,...

On the eve of a silent age

On the eve of a silent age

SN Rasul

Mon, Oct 29 2018

Words are no longer spoken, but chosen