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Drop criminal proceedings against banglamail24 journos: CPJ

Bangladeshi authorities should drop all criminal proceedings against three journalists from the news website banglamail24, release them immediately, and restore press credentials to nine of their colleagues, said the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

CPJ condemns journos’ deaths in Afghanistan bombings

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned multiple attacks in Afghanistan yesterday that killed at least 10 journalists. It was one of the deadliest days CPJ has recorded for Afghanistan's press, according to the CPJ website.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Drop criminal proceedings against banglamail24 journos: CPJ

Bangladeshi authorities should drop all criminal proceedings against three journalists from the news website banglamail24, release them immediately, and restore press credentials to nine of their colleagues, said the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

Int’l groups move UN to protect freedom of expression in Bangladesh

A number of international groups working on press freedom and freedom of expression urge urgent and concrete steps by the United Nations (UN) to reverse the deteriorating climate for free expression in Bangladesh.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

UN, US, UK, Germany, Denmark, Norway, CPJ condemn Xulhaz killing

UN, US, UK, CPJ, Denmark and Norway condemn the murders of USAID staff Xulhaz Mannan and his friend in Dhaka’s Kalabagan area.

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

CPJ welcomes blogger Rajib murder convictions

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) welcomes convictions in the case of Bangladeshi blogger Rajib Haider, who was hacked to death in February 2013.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

CPJ condemns attacks on liberal minds

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned Saturday’s separate attacks that killed publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan and injured another publisher Ahmedur Rashid Chowdhury Tutul.

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

Blogger killings: Bangladesh on CPJ Global Impunity Index

The killing of bloggers in Bangladesh propelled the country onto Global Impunity Index of Community to Protect Journalists.

August 19, 2015
August 19, 2015

Free speech under attack as never before: HRW

Human Rights Watch today observed that the free speech in Bangladesh is under attack as never before in the country.

August 18, 2015
August 18, 2015

CPJ demands journo Probir’s release

Committee to Protect Journalists calls upon the government to release journalist Probir Sikdar immediately.