DSA

No chance of debt distress

Bangladesh has a low risk of external and overall debt distress despite higher external borrowing in recent terms, said the International Monetary Fund.

Awami League wants us to love DSA. It’s too late now

While the manner in which the DSA is being defended is nothing new, the timing bears significance

Cases Under DSA: Almost all accused kept hanging

Only two percent of the people accused under the Digital Security Act saw their cases come to a close with the court handing either a conviction, an acquittal or the dismissal of the case.

Gagging young voices: The unreasonable nature of our digital laws

As it stands now, any person whom law enforcement authorities deem to have breached the DSA will be arrested without a warrant.

Hate Crimes, DSA: Twin terrors for the minorities

On one hand, there were at least 22 incidents of Hindu religious sites being attacked this year. On the other, there were at least seven incidents in which members of the minority community were sued or arrested under the Digital Security Act or other laws for "hurting religious sentiments".

Is the Data Protection Act an extension of DSA?

Over the past several months, efforts have been afoot to frame a data protection law in Bangladesh.

The Arrest of Pritom Das / When the state defeats its people

The draconian Digital Security Act (DSA) strikes again, and most worryingly, in collusion with communal bigotry.

Legal notice wants fake news, misinfo on Facebook, YouTube removed

A Supreme Court lawyer today sent a legal notice to remove Facebook posts and YouTube videos containing “fake and concocted news that incite violence and public disorder” in Bangladesh.

Police arrest editor of local Rangamati daily in DSA case

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).

February 6, 2023
February 6, 2023

No chance of debt distress

Bangladesh has a low risk of external and overall debt distress despite higher external borrowing in recent terms, said the International Monetary Fund.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Awami League wants us to love DSA. It’s too late now

While the manner in which the DSA is being defended is nothing new, the timing bears significance

January 15, 2023
January 15, 2023

Cases Under DSA: Almost all accused kept hanging

Only two percent of the people accused under the Digital Security Act saw their cases come to a close with the court handing either a conviction, an acquittal or the dismissal of the case.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

Gagging young voices: The unreasonable nature of our digital laws

As it stands now, any person whom law enforcement authorities deem to have breached the DSA will be arrested without a warrant.

October 4, 2022
October 4, 2022

Hate Crimes, DSA: Twin terrors for the minorities

On one hand, there were at least 22 incidents of Hindu religious sites being attacked this year. On the other, there were at least seven incidents in which members of the minority community were sued or arrested under the Digital Security Act or other laws for "hurting religious sentiments".

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Is the Data Protection Act an extension of DSA?

Over the past several months, efforts have been afoot to frame a data protection law in Bangladesh.

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

When the state defeats its people

The draconian Digital Security Act (DSA) strikes again, and most worryingly, in collusion with communal bigotry.

August 21, 2022
August 21, 2022

Legal notice wants fake news, misinfo on Facebook, YouTube removed

A Supreme Court lawyer today sent a legal notice to remove Facebook posts and YouTube videos containing “fake and concocted news that incite violence and public disorder” in Bangladesh.

June 7, 2022
June 7, 2022

Police arrest editor of local Rangamati daily in DSA case

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).

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

HC stays 3 DSA cases against photojournalist Kajol

The High Court today stayed the trial proceedings against photojournalist Shafiqul Islam Kajol in three cases filed under Digital Security Act.