May 6, 2022
May 6, 2022

It’s malicious, unacceptable

Rejecting the report of Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) on Bangladesh’s ranking in the World Press Freedom Index, Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud yesterday said the report was ...

May 4, 2022
May 4, 2022

Bangladeshi journalists face violence from police, political activists, militants: RSF

The annual report of the global media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders (also known as Reporters Sans Frontières), which was published yesterday (May 3, 2022), has commended “a certain editorial...

May 4, 2022
May 4, 2022

Threats to freedom of journalists growing by the day: Guterres

On World Press Freedom Day, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said they honour the essential work of the media in speaking truth to power, exposing lies, and building strong, resilient...

May 4, 2022
May 4, 2022

Bangladesh 162nd out of 180 countries in Press Freedom Index, scores lowest in South Asia

Bangladesh has slipped ten notches in this year's World Press Freedom Index, by Reporters Without Borders, also known as Reporters sans frontières (RSF).

May 3, 2022
May 3, 2022

Digital Security Act threatens press freedom, needs reformation: Editors’ Council

The Editors’ Council today called upon the authorities concerned to reform the Digital Security Act in order to ensure press freedom in the country.

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

Rohingya camps: Support community learning

At least 25 national and international rights bodies and civil society organisations have made an urgent call for the government to support the community-led learning facilities in Cox’s Bazar’s...

April 28, 2022
April 28, 2022

PM instructs to withdraw construction of police station on Tetultala playground

Amid resistance from environmentalists and locals, the government has withdrawn the decision to construct Kalabagan Police Station on Tetultala playground -- at Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s...

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Protesters plant trees next to construction boundary wall at Tetultala playground

When workers were busy constructing boundary walls under the supervision of police at Tetultala playground, leaders of different green organisations, socio-cultural organisations and right groups...

April 27, 2022
April 27, 2022

Home Minister didn’t clear up confusion over Tetultala playground: Activists

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has not cleared up the confusion created over the ongoing construction of a police station at Tetultala playground in Dhaka’s Kalabagan, rights activists said...

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

22 members of transgender community get houses from govt

Twenty-two members of transgender community in Barguna received new houses as Eid gift from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today.