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Please don’t abuse the law

Please don’t abuse the law

Opinion

Thu, Aug 3 2017

We must have mechanisms in place to make sure the act is used judiciously

Police to consult HQ before accepting...

Police to consult HQ before accepting...

Law & Rights

Thu, Aug 3 2017

Section 57 stipulates that any post, image, or video on an electronic format that “causes to deteriorate...

Influential quarters using Section 57...

Influential quarters using Section 57...

Law & Rights

Thu, Aug 3 2017

According to prosecution sources, three cases were filed in 2013 under the ICT Act, 33 in 2014, 152 in...

Newspaper owners for scrapping Section...

Newspaper owners for scrapping Section...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jul 24 2017

'Section 57 an attack not only on the freedom of expression but also on the newspaper industry'

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...

Authors’ platform protests case against...

Authors’ platform protests case against...

Dhaka

Sat, Jul 15 2017

'The government wanted to abolish Section 57 of the act, but it has not done it yet. It is a matter of...

Under threat

Under threat

Editorial

Mon, Jul 10 2017

There is plenty of scope for misuse and abuse of this law

Why are Section 19 and Section 57 the...

Why are Section 19 and Section 57 the...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jul 10 2017

Under Section 19, members of law enforcement agencies can search, arrest and confiscate anyone’s property...

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

Journalists demand withdrawal of case...

Journalists demand withdrawal of case...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 19 2017

Journalists dubbed Section 57 of ICT Act a tool to curb people’s rights

Journos threaten to besiege Information...

Journos threaten to besiege Information...

Nation

Thu, Jun 15 2017

Judge Mahbubur wrote in the case statement that the reporter manipulated facts in his story and threatened...

Manikganj judge files section 57 case...

Manikganj judge files section 57 case...

Crime

Wed, Jun 14 2017

A Manikganj judge has filed a case under the ICT Act against a bdnews24.com reporter

Police arrest press club president under...

Police arrest press club president under...

Nation

Tue, Jun 13 2017

Journalists in the district demanded immediate release of veteran Freedom Fighter Rafique

Afsan Chowdhury gets anticipatory...

Afsan Chowdhury gets anticipatory...

Court

Mon, Jun 12 2017

Prof Afsan Chowdhury will have to surrender to a judicial court within four weeks

Dissenting voices are crucial to the...

Dissenting voices are crucial to the...

Editorial

Fri, Jun 9 2017

When people like Sultana Kamal and Afsan Chowdhury do not have the space to voice their opinions, all...

Free speech under assault

Free speech under assault

Bangladesh

Fri, Jun 9 2017

Section 57 of the ICT Act is now becoming a tool for the government to harass anyone who is trying to...

Hindu Mohajote leader held under ICT...

Hindu Mohajote leader held under ICT...

Nation

Wed, Jun 7 2017

Rakesh posted a comment on Facebook degrading Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pubh) few days back

Afsan Chowdhury sued under Sec 57 of...

Afsan Chowdhury sued under Sec 57 of...

Crime

Wed, Jun 7 2017

Numerous journalists, students and teachers have been imprisoned under Section 57

News Analysis: This very country is...

News Analysis: This very country is...

Bangladesh

Mon, May 29 2017

When the state directly sides with the religious fundamentalists, our confidence gets shadowed

Police to investigate leak of Banani...

Police to investigate leak of Banani...

Crime

Sat, May 20 2017

Anyone revealing the identity of a victim can face a fine of Tk1 lakh and two years of imprisonment under...

Mirakkel winner Rony sued for derogatory...

Mirakkel winner Rony sued for derogatory...

Nation

Fri, May 12 2017

According to the case, Rony had been making derogatory remarks about the prime minister for a while