Information Minister

'No prison in Bangladesh where people are tortured like in USA's Guantanamo'

The human rights situation in Bangladesh is better than the United States in many instances, said Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud today (April 14, 2022) dismissing the report of the US on human rights issues in Bangladesh.

June 14, 2022
June 14, 2022

179 news portals to be shut down over fake news: Information Minister

Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud today told the parliament that a letter was sent to the Department of Posts and Telecommunications to close down the links and cancel the domain allocation of 179 online news portals that are spreading confusion among people.

April 14, 2022
April 14, 2022

'No prison in Bangladesh where people are tortured like in USA's Guantanamo'

The human rights situation in Bangladesh is better than the United States in many instances, said Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud today (April 14, 2022) dismissing the report of the US on human rights issues in Bangladesh.

June 12, 2016
June 12, 2016

Inu ‘threatened with death’

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu is anonymously threatened with death through a package containing a shroud, says a ministry official.

May 8, 2016
May 8, 2016

Rights body concerned over govt's 'media watch' plan

Civil society platform Ain O Salish Kendra voices concern over plans to form a "media monitoring cell" and urged the government not to take hasty steps in this regard.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Media was under pressure after 1/11, says Inu

The Daily Star editor's recent comment revealed that the mass media was forced to publish lies and distorted and partial information during the tenure of the 2007-2008 caretaker government, Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said yesterday.

July 11, 2015
July 11, 2015

Special tribunal for Khaleda after Eid: Inu

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu says a special tribunal will be formed after Eid-ul-Fitr for speedy disposal of cases against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for instigating arson attacks during the BNP-led alliance’s agitation since January.

March 15, 2015
March 15, 2015

Inu to Khaleda – Surrender at court or be arrested

Information Minister says the government will arrest BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia if she does not surrender