Digital Security Bill 2018

October 10, 2018
October 10, 2018

All in vain

The Digital Security Act faces an unprecedented protest and criticism.

October 10, 2018
October 10, 2018

Appeal & Denial

"Journalists who do not publish false news need not worry about the Digital Security Bill."

October 9, 2018
October 9, 2018

President approves Digital Security Act

President Abdul Hamid yesterday signed the Digital Security Bill into law amid widespread criticism that it curbs freedom of speech and expression and media freedom guaranteed by the constitution. ...

October 9, 2018
October 9, 2018

What they think

Journalists will have to go through difficult times as the Digital Security Bill has turned into a law without addressing our grave concerns.

October 5, 2018
October 5, 2018

Digital Security Bill sent to president

The much-debated Digital Security Bill 2018 was sent to the office of President Abdul Hamid yesterday for his assent, said sources at the Parliament Secretariat and the Bangabhaban.

October 3, 2018
October 3, 2018

Digital Security Bill: What can President do now?

All eyes are now on President Abdul Hamid as he will decide on the much debated Digital Security Bill. Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury yesterday signed the Bill recently passed by parliament amid...

September 30, 2018
September 30, 2018

‘Reconsider Digital Security Act’

A group of teachers and scholars of journalism and media studies call upon the government to reconsider the “draconian” Digital Security Act.

September 30, 2018
September 30, 2018

If voted, BNP ‘will scrap draconian digital law’

BNP will scrap Digital Security Act within a week if the party is voted to power, its Standing Committee member Moudud Ahmed says.

September 28, 2018
September 28, 2018

Legitimate media freedoms under threat: EU diplomats

Responding to the newly passed Digital Security Act-2018 in Bangladesh which has drawn serious concern over press freedom and the right to freedom of expression, European diplomats in Dhaka have...

September 24, 2018
September 24, 2018

Scrap Digital Security Act

Gono Forum President Dr Kamal Hossain yesterday demanded that the government revoke the recently-passed Digital Security Act.