freedom of expression

June 15, 2016
June 15, 2016

Govt repression on media on: Khaleda

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia alleges that the government has continued its repression on journalists and threats to the media.

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Media enjoying ‘full freedom’ under AL-led govt

Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu says both newspapers and electronic media are now enjoying “full freedom” under the Sheikh Hasina-led present government.

June 13, 2016
June 13, 2016

Int’l groups move UN to protect freedom of expression in Bangladesh

A number of international groups working on press freedom and freedom of expression urge urgent and concrete steps by the United Nations (UN) to reverse the deteriorating climate for free...

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

People fear to talk: Sultana Kamal

Human rights activist Sultana Kamal today observed that people are afraid to talk.

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Who says we're not free?

Last week, Freedom House, an independent watchdog organisation that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom...

May 3, 2016
May 3, 2016

Danger comes with restriction

Freedom of expression and a vibrant strong democracy go hand in hand. A free press contributes to a stronger society and

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

RSF expresses serious concern over freedom of expression in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has moved two notches up to 144th position among 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index-2016 prepared by Reporters Sans Frontières. But the Paris-based advocacy group voices...

April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016

Bangladesh failed at times to control security forces: US

The United States has said the government of Bangladesh took 'limited measures' to investigate and prosecute cases of abuse and killing by security forces. The US, in its 2015 Country...

April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016

HC stays proceedings of 72 cases against Star editor

High Court stays for three months the proceedings of 72 cases against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam. The court also issues a rule upon the authorities concerned to explain as to...

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Star editor gets bail in Faridpur

The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam has secured bail in a Tk 50-crore defamation case in Faridpur.