Digital Security Bill 2018

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.

September 23, 2018
September 23, 2018

Digital Security Bill: CPJ urges govt to review

The Committee to Protect Journalists in a letter to the Bangladesh president expressed deep concern over the Digital Security Act passed on Tuesday by parliament, and urged him to return it for a...

September 22, 2018
September 22, 2018

‘Journos’ recommendations ignored in Digital Security Bill’

The parliamentary standing committee on post telecom and ICT has placed its final report on the much-debated Digital Security Bill -2018 before the House unilaterally where recommendations of the...

September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018

Nothing to worry about

Journalists need not worry about the passing of the Digital Security Bill as it would not gag them, said Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in parliament yesterday.

September 21, 2018
September 21, 2018

'Evil spirit of Baksal'

Branding the Digital Security Act as an 'evil spirit of Baksal', BNP yesterday alleged that the government has enacted the law to hide its 'massive corruption' and gag the media...

September 20, 2018
September 20, 2018

The way they view it

This law will hurt the media, democracy and freedom of expression. Citizens and the media will be victimised. Fundamental rights will be curtailed.

September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018

Digital Security Bill: JS body submits report, ignores concerns of journalists

A parliamentary body yesterday submitted its report on the much-debated Digital Security Bill, ignoring concerns of journalists and media owners over some of its sections.