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01/28/2022

World closely monitoring Bangladesh govt’s actions

A total of 15 press freedom and human rights organizations, including the Committee to Protect Journalists, have said that the Bangladesh government should be aware that […]
01/27/2022

Alarming offensive by Bangladesh’s ruling party against journalists based abroad

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the leaders of the Awami League, the party that has ruled Bangladesh since 2009, to end all intimidation of journalists […]
01/19/2022

Bangladesh’s Awami League-led government doubled down on an authoritarian crackdown: HRW

Bangladesh’s Awami League-led government doubled down on an authoritarian crackdown on free speech, arresting critics, and censoring media. Arrests under the abusive Digital Security Act (DSA) […]
01/18/2022

The U.S. Has a Police Brutality Problem. So Does Bangladesh.

Dhaka’s denial of extrajudicial killings is imperiling its relations with Washington and exposing the country’s corrupt police and undemocratic institutions. Nazmul Ahasan, a Bangladeshi journalist currently […]
12/18/2021

How Bangladesh’s Digital Security Act Is Creating a Culture of Fear

The Bangladeshi government has used a vaguely worded law on digital security to crack down on its critics and dispel online dissent. Author and social activist […]
03/06/2021

Scars Of Torture All Over Him

Cartoonist Kishore describes his ordeal to The Daily Star hours after getting out on bail “If you come close to me you will smell the pus.” […]
03/06/2021

AL consolidated power through sustained harassment of opposition: Report

The ruling Awami League (AL) has consolidated political power through sustained harassment of the opposition and those perceived to be allied with it, as well as […]
12/17/2019

India-Bangladesh Relations

Bangladesh-India relationship has always been an issue of intense discussions and debate among academics, policy makers and activists. Both governments claim that these two countries are […]
12/17/2019

Gambian minister brought Myanmar to The Hague ‘in the name of humanity’

Gambia’s Justice Minister Abubacarr Tambadou speaks on the first day of hearings in a case against Myanmar alleging genocide against the minority Muslim Rohingya population at […]