attack on journalists

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

Journalists become targets of clashing traders, students at Dhaka New Market area

At least six newsmen, including The Daily Star’s photojournalist, were attacked and injured while performing their duties during the clash between shop employees and Dhaka College students in New Market area.

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

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.

February 6, 2020
February 6, 2020

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.

January 19, 2020
January 19, 2020

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.

February 19, 2019
February 19, 2019

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.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

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.

August 6, 2018
August 6, 2018

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.

April 19, 2018
April 19, 2018

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

April 22, 2016
April 22, 2016

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.

August 20, 2015
August 20, 2015

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.