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  • Attack on journalist on city polls day: accused remanded

    Sumon, a crime reporter at Agami News, was attacked while taking photos of a gathering of Awami League activists in Rayerbazar area on Dhaka city corporation election day.

  • Journalist Mostafizur Rahman Sumon comes under attack

    One held over journo attack on DCC polls day

    A man has been detained in connection with an attack on Mostafizur Rahman Sumon, a crime reporter at online news portal Agami News, on the day of the Dhaka City Corporation elections on Saturday.

  • Journalist assaulted by Awami League men

    Journo assaulted by ‘AL men’ on Dhaka court premises

    A camera person of a private TV channel is assaulted reportedly by ruling party activists on the premises of a Dhaka court.

  • Attack on Jagannath University journalists

    JnU journos give 24-hr ultimatum for expulsion of attackers

    The campus reporters of Jagannath University have given a 24-hour ultimatum to the authorities demanding expulsion of those responsible for the attack on two of their fellows during yesterday’s clashes between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League.

  • Bangladesh Chhatra League Attack on Journalists

    Journos protest attacks on them

    Journalists today held a human chain at Karwan Bazar intersection in Dhaka this afternoon protesting attacks on them during the ongoing student movement for safe roads.

  • An indefensible offence!

    We strongly condemn the attack on the members of the media by the activists of BCL and the police. It is shocking that journalists would have their phones, cameras and other equipment snatched and destroyed, harassed and physically assaulted for doing their duty.

  • Cop 'assaults' journalist in Rajshahi

    A police official yesterday allegedly assaulted a senior journalist, forced him into the police van and kept him in custody at Rajpara

  • Probir Sikdar appeals to PM for ‘safety’

    Fearing that he might disappear or be harassed further, veteran journalist Probir Sikdar appeals to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to save his life immediately.

  • Bangladesh National Election schedule to announce today

    Assault on journos: EC seeks withdrawal of deputy director

    The Election Commission urges the government to withdraw its deputy director who beat up two journalists at his office.

  • Journalists assaulted at NID

    Employees and staff of National Identity (NID) Registration Wing physically assault two journalists at the office premises.

  • BCL factional clash and attack on journalists

    IT is disquieting to note that during a clash between two factions of Jahangirnagar University (JU) unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) three activists got injured and three journalists were assaulted.

  • World Press Freedom Day 2015

    Let journalism thrive

    THE United Nations commemorated World Press Freedom Day 2015 on May 3 with a moment of silence for journalists killed in the line of duty, and drew attention to the need for greater gender equality in the media and the safety of journalists in the digital age, where protection from surveillance will become increasingly important.

  • Unprecedented attack on journalists

    IT is disquieting to see that the media was conspicuously barred from properly covering the city polls.