press freedom in bangladesh

Awami League wants us to love DSA. It’s too late now

While the manner in which the DSA is being defended is nothing new, the timing bears significance

A Law That Only Hurts

CGS research on DSA cases reveals an alarming picture of legal harassment

A chilling message for journalists

Murder of Brahmanbaria reporter a reminder that press freedom remains under threat

Journalism is under threat, now more than ever

Repressive governments are targeting journalists worldwide

We must defend investigative journalism

High Court’s verdict a clarion call to government

Media in Bangladesh free to criticise my government: PM Hasina

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 Rights Commissioner thinks no press freedom in Bangladesh, Momen disagrees

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. 

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

The government should empower newspapers, not clip their wings

Journalism under siege on digital front

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

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Awami League wants us to love DSA. It’s too late now

While the manner in which the DSA is being defended is nothing new, the timing bears significance

January 16, 2023
January 16, 2023

A Law That Only Hurts

CGS research on DSA cases reveals an alarming picture of legal harassment

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

A chilling message for journalists

Murder of Brahmanbaria reporter a reminder that press freedom remains under threat

December 11, 2022
December 11, 2022

Journalism is under threat, now more than ever

Repressive governments are targeting journalists worldwide

October 25, 2022
October 25, 2022

We must defend investigative journalism

High Court’s verdict a clarion call to government

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Media in Bangladesh free to criticise my government: PM Hasina

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.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

UN Rights Commissioner thinks no press freedom in Bangladesh, Momen disagrees

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. 

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.