defamation

March 1, 2016
March 1, 2016

Star editor gets bail in Rangpur

Rangpur court grants bail to Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam in a defamation case filed by ruling Awami League’s Rangpur district organising secretary. The court sets May 26 for next hearing.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Charging Bangladesh editors is dramatic backslide: HRW

Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh authorities to immediately withdraw all criminal charges filed against the editors of The Daily Star and Prothom Alo. It also urges repeal of criminal defamation...

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

35 dignitaries seek withdrawal of cases against Star editor

Thirty-five eminent personalities of the country demand immediate withdrawal of all the cases filed against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam a day after nine other eminent citizens...

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

6 more cases filed against Star editor

Six more cases are filed against The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam in six districts raising the total number of lawsuits to 75 against him in as many as 50 out of 65 districts since February 9.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

17 more cases filed against Star editor

Seventeen more cases including six sedition pleas are filed against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam in 17 districts.

February 14, 2016
February 14, 2016

8 more cases filed against Star editor

Twelve more lawsuits are filed in Dhaka and eight other districts against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam for publishing reports based on information supplied by the DGFI during...

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Cops asked to find whether Star editor can be charged for sedition

Dhaka court orders cops to conduct an inquiry into an allegation of sedition brought against Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam by a lawyer after taking the permission from the government. Two...

December 21, 2015
December 21, 2015

Arun Jaitely sues Kejriwal

India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sues Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for defamation after a bitter row over corruption allegations.