Bangladesh press freedom

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Bangladesh Press Council: Is the protector turning into a ‘predator’?

What is of serious concern for us is the secrecy with which the Press Council has dealt with the matter.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

Is the Press Council looking out for journalists' interests?

Will the amended Press Council Act further restrain free press?

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Another ring in the shackle to gag the media

Is not the media already under duress, and its function heavily encumbered by the Digital Security Act (DSA), without needing a new law which is now on the anvil of the Bangladesh Press Council (BPC)?

February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019

Surrender of the fourth estate?

The media has been looked at both with derision and awe for its capacity to influence the public mind and hold the authority to account. It has also been accused of “misinforming” the public and overplaying its role.

April 27, 2017
April 27, 2017

Media 'never under so much threat'

Media freedom throughout the world has never been as threatened as it is now, says Reporters Without Borders.