National election Bangladesh: As the election is getting nearer, the possibility of a nightmarish pre-election period is driving fear and panic among the people.
Why is there so much difference between the reality of common people and that which the government wants to see or project?
The themes of 1984 are relevant to this date, especially for government agencies dealing with surveillance, and misuse and manipulation of information.
On October 17, 2021, an entire fishing village in Rangpur’s Pirganj upazila was set ablaze allegedly because a Hindu teen hurt the religious sentiments of the locals through a derogatory social media post.
While the manner in which the DSA is being defended is nothing new, the timing bears significance
Police have arrested an editor of local daily Dainik Parbatto Chattogram, a Rangamati-based local daily over a case filed under the controversial Digital Security Act (DSA).
The number of accused under the Digital Security Act increased to 147 per month -- on average – between April 2021 and February 2022 from 61 persons – on average -- during January 2020-March 2021.