David Bergman

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

'Attempt to crush independent media' in Bangladesh

Without free access to information, backed up by journalists who are willing to dig down and get to the truth, all the other liberties celebrated in democracies are endangered. That's why the world should be worried by the concerted attacks on one of the leading newspaper editors in South Asia, Mahfuz Anam of Bangladesh's Daily Star.

August 30, 2015
August 30, 2015

ICT order on Zafrullah’s contempt deferred

A tribunal in Dhaka defers the date of passing order on contempt of court proceedings against Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury to September 1.

August 10, 2015
August 10, 2015

Order on Zafrullah’s contempt Aug 30

A tribunal in Dhaka fixes August 30 to pass an order in a contempt of court proceeding initiated against Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury.

July 28, 2015
July 28, 2015

Zafrullah apologises, SC cancels his fine

Supreme Court scrapes International Crimes Tribunal-2 ruling imposing Tk 5,000 fine on Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury for contempt of court after he apologised unconditionally.

July 27, 2015
July 27, 2015

SC order on Zafrullah tomorrow

The Supreme Court will pass an order tomorrow on Zafrullah Chowdhury’s petition filed against a tribunal verdict that fined him for contempt.

July 7, 2015
July 7, 2015

Order on contempt plea against Zafrullah July 12

A special tribunal in Dhaka fixes July 12 for passing an order on a petition filed for initiating contempt of court proceedings against Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury for his comments over the tribunal.

June 21, 2015
June 21, 2015

ICT recalls arrest warrant against Zafrullah

ICT-2 recalls arrest warrant against Zafrullah Chowdhury for non-payment of a fine it had imposed on him for contempt of court.

June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015

SC stays Zafrullah's fine till July 5

The Supreme Court stays until July 5 a special tribunal’s verdict that had fined Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury Tk 5,000 for criticising the punishment of Dhaka-based British journalist David Bergman by the same court.

June 10, 2015
June 10, 2015

Zafrullah guilty of contempt, punished

A war crimes tribunal orders Gonoshasthaya Kendra founder Zafrullah Chowdhury to stand on dock for an hour for criticising punishment of Bangladesh-based UK journalist David Bergman.

April 23, 2015
April 23, 2015

Bergman verdict: 23 get more time to reply

Dhaka tribunal gives six more days to 23 people to reply why they should not be punished for contempt of court proceedings for issuing statement against David Bergman's verdict.