Bangladesh Digital Security Act 2018

October 2, 2018
October 2, 2018

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...

September 30, 2018
September 30, 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.

September 27, 2018
September 27, 2018

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...

May 22, 2018
May 22, 2018

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.

April 23, 2018
April 23, 2018

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.

February 15, 2018
February 15, 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.

February 7, 2018
February 7, 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.

February 6, 2018
February 6, 2018

‘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.