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11:05 PM, May 18, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:09 PM, May 18, 2021

Rozina behind bars, journalism in shackles



With restrictions and persecutions closing in from all sides, can journalism prevail?

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Prothom Alo Senior Correspondent Rozina Islam has been assaulted, arrested and sent to jail over collecting information from the Health Ministry.

She now has a case filed against her under the Official Secrets Act, one of the multiple laws which can be, and are used repeatedly to enforce censorship.

Can Journalism be truly free when journalists have to work under fear? On today's Straight from Star Newsroom, The Daily Star reporter Zyma Islam goes in depth about the story and the state of journalism in our country.

 

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