While the manner in which the DSA is being defended is nothing new, the timing bears significance
Murder of Brahmanbaria reporter a reminder that press freedom remains under threat
Repressive governments are targeting journalists worldwide
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said that Bangladesh's media has the freedom to say whatever they wish and added that the number of media houses have grown during her tenure.
UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet today discussed various aspects of human rights in Bangladesh including extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, shrinking of media freedom and civil society. She also opined that there is no press freedom in Bangladesh.
The government should empower newspapers, not clip their wings