Freedom | The Daily Star
  • Arms for freedom

    It was truly a fight between David and Goliath in 1971. The Mukti Bahini fighters fought the war armed with a collection of old and worn out weapons against the mighty Pakistan army, supposedly one of the best armed forces of the time.

  • My freedom of expression is probably threatened: Imran

    Gonojagoron Mancha leader Imran H Sarker says his freedom of expression has been probably threatened as he talked in favour of the right.

  • Free media vital for democracy

    The power of the press always overcomes the power to suppress, former Amnesty International chief Irene Z Khan has said.

  • Women on the move

    Bangladesh hasn't ratified the Domestic Workers Act itself, making it difficult for the government to require the same of destination countries.

  • Obama vows to defeat 'new phase' of terrorist threat

    US President Barack Obama lays out the most sweeping defense yet of his strategy to defeat Islamic State, but he offered no US policy shift to confront what he called a "new phase" in the terrorist threat after a mass shooting in California.

  • Ensure freedom of NHRC: Mizanur

    National Human Rights Commission Chairman Prof Mizanur Rahman calls upon the government to take steps to ensure freedom of the commission.

  • Govt using state to curb media: Report

    The ruling party in Bangladesh is using state mechanisms to curb the media, says a report published by London-based rights group Article 19.

  • Interview: Guerrilla Fighter Shahzaman

    Shahzaman Mozumder Bir Protik goes back to the heroic days of our 1971 Liberation War and tells the story of the battle of Ashuganj and the Muktibahini's march towards Dhaka.