Bangladesh Digital Security Act 2018 | The Daily Star
  • Amend nine sections of Digital Security Act

    Editors of the country's leading newspapers yesterday took to the streets and formed a human chain to press for proper amendments to nine sections of the much-debated Digital Security Act.

  • Digital Security Act 2018

    All in vain

    The Digital Security Act faces an unprecedented protest and criticism.

  • Digital Security Act 2018: Appeal & Denial

    Appeal & Denial

    "Journalists who do not publish false news need not worry about the Digital Security Bill."

  • Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir

    'Govt has deceived editors'

    BNP yesterday slammed the government for formulating the much-debated Digital Security Act, saying the law's enactment reflected the government's intention to fortify its “illegitimate rule” and curb freedom of speech.

  • President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid

    Digital Security Bill sent to president

    The much-debated Digital Security Bill 2018 was sent to the office of President Abdul Hamid yesterday for his assent, said sources at the Parliament Secretariat and the Bangabhaban.

  • President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid

    Digital Security Bill: What can President do now?

    All eyes are now on President Abdul Hamid as he will decide on the much debated Digital Security Bill. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury yesterday signed the Bill recently passed by parliament amid widespread criticism against some of its provisions that have been termed as a threat to freedom of speech and expression and the freedom of press as well.

  • Sajeeb Wazed Joy criticises Sampadak Parishad

    Digital Security Act: Joy criticises Sampadak Parishad

    In a post on his verified Facebook page, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's ICT Affairs Adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy has heavily criticised Sampadak Parishad (Editors' Council) for raising objections to some sections of the newly passed Digital Security Act.

  • Digital Security Act 2018

    ‘Reconsider Digital Security Act’

    A group of teachers and scholars of journalism and media studies call upon the government to reconsider the “draconian” Digital Security Act.

  • Digital Security Bill: TIB terms it black law

    The Digital Security Bill 2018 might be considered useful for the government in the short term, but it could boomerang on the government in the long run, Transparency International Bangladesh said yesterday.

  • Govt to redraft Digital Security Act: Law minister

    Bangladesh government will be redrafting the Digital Security Act that has drawn flack over fears of gagging free media and freedom of speech.

  • Journalists' concern to be considered

    The parliamentary standing committee on post, telecom and ICT would consider any concerns journalists may have over the Digital Security Act, 2018.

  • Digital Security Act: Nothing to be worried

    Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader calls upon the media people not to be worried of the proposed Digital Security Act, 2018.

  • Workers Party urges govt to revoke proposed Digital Security Act

    Workers Party of Bangladesh demands revoking of all the repressive sections, including the Section 32 of the proposed Digital Security Act-2018.

  • Section 32 of Digital Security Act

    ‘I’ll fight for journalists affected by Digital Security Act’

    Law Minister Anisul Huq today said he will “fight free of cost” for journalists affected by the proposed Digital Security Act, dubbed as the emerging media-gagging law.