Digital Security Act 2018

April 15, 2019
April 15, 2019

Sonagazi ex-OC sued, PBI asked to submit report by Apr 30

Dhaka Cyber Tribunal takes the case filed against former officer-in-charge (OC) of Sonagazi Model Police Station Moazzem Hossain into cognisance and asks the Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) to...

January 24, 2019
January 24, 2019

1 held for ‘spreading rumour’ on social media

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab-10) today claimed to have detained a man on charge of spreading rumours on social media.

January 21, 2019
January 21, 2019

Khulna journo gets anticipatory bail

The High Court grants anticipatory bail to Rashidul Islam, the daily Manab Zamin’s staff reporter for Khulna, for four weeks in a case filed under the Digital Security Act.

January 9, 2019
January 9, 2019

3 held for ‘spreading fake photos, derogatory remarks on PM’

Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) claims to have detained three men in Chattogram, Bogura and Rajshahi for allegedly spreading photoshopped images and making derogatory comments about the prime minister...

January 4, 2019
January 4, 2019

DT journo gets bail

A Khulna court yesterday granted bail to Hedait Hossain Molla, local correspondent of the Dhaka Tribune, in a case filed under digital security Act.

January 3, 2019
January 3, 2019

CPJ for immediate release of Khulna journo

The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on Bangladeshi authorities to immediately release Hedayet Hossain Mollah, who was arrested in Khulna in relation to his election coverage.

January 3, 2019
January 3, 2019

'Fake' Polls Data: Journo placed on three-day remand

A Khulna court yesterday placed Hedayet Hossain Mollah, local correspondent of the Dhaka Tribune, on a three-day remand in a case filed under the Digital Security Act.

November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018

Revise Digital Security Act

Expressing serious concerns at the deteriorating human rights situation in Bangladesh, the European Parliament yesterday regretted the government's decision to enact the Digital Security Act...

November 12, 2018
November 12, 2018

Amir Khasru freed from Chattogram jail on bail

BNP Standing Committee Member Amir Khasru Mahmud Chowdhury is released on bail from Chattogram Central Jail in a case filed under the ICT Act.

November 6, 2018
November 6, 2018

Court rejects Mainul's bail petition

A Dhaka court yesterday rejected Barrister Mainul Hosein's bail petition in a case filed under Digital Security Act for defaming journalist Masuda Bhatti during a TV talk-show.