press freedom in bangladesh

June 10, 2022
June 10, 2022

Don't let technicalities get in the way of free press

The government should empower newspapers, not clip their wings

May 15, 2022
May 15, 2022

Journalism under siege on digital front

Journalism in Bangladesh is under siege on the digital front, beginning from surveillance to draconian laws.

May 4, 2022
May 4, 2022

Bangladeshi journalists face violence from police, political activists, militants: RSF

The annual report of the global media watchdog, Reporters Without Borders (also known as Reporters Sans Frontières), which was published yesterday (May 3, 2022), has commended “a certain editorial independence” maintained by The Daily Star and Prothom Alo.

May 20, 2019
May 20, 2019

Requesting the SC to recall its ‘request’

The reason we say that this “request” couldn’t have come from our Supreme Court judges is that the implication of the “request” is nothing short of death for court reporting. It will lead to shrouding of the judicial process and whatever goes on in the courts into the darkness of night forever depriving it of the “light” of public scrutiny.