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  • UN experts urge probe into blogger Niladri killing

    United Nations’ experts on freedom of expression condemn the killing of Bangladesh blogger Niladri Chattopadhyay.

  • Blogger murders worry 150 authors including Rushdie

    Leading authors, including Salman Rushdie and fellow Booker prize winners Margaret Atwood and Yann Martell, call on Bangladesh's government to put an end to a spate of deadly attacks on atheist bloggers.

  • UN experts condemn bloggers' killings

    Condemning recent killings of bloggers in Bangladesh, UN human rights experts warn that it is an alarming signal of deterioration of the space for freedom of expression.

  • Expanding media

    The media is expanding which points to an increasing diversity and volume of information and visuals. Governments tend to equate rising flow of information with free flow of information. A line needs to be drawn there.

  • freedom of speech and expression

    Fear and freedom

    IN his speech on January 6, 1941, 22nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt said: “A world founded upon four essential freedoms. The first is freedom of speech and expression … everywhere in the world.

  • Civil society, freedom of speech under attack in Bangladesh: UN

    United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein says he was deeply concerned at “measures that restrict freedom of expression and democratic space” in numerous countries including Bangladesh.

  • India minister vows rape film probe

    Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh has promised an inquiry into how a TV crew gained permission to interview one of the Delhi gang rapists on death row.