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RSF’s report on press freedom in Bangladesh ‘malicious’: Information Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has termed the World Press Freedom Index by Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) –according to which Bangladeshi journalists are “exposed to police violence, attacks by political activists and murders orchestrated by Jihadist or criminal organizations” – “malicious”.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Amnesty, TIB, RSF have no credibility in Bangladesh, says Hasan Mahmud

Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud today came down heavily on Amnesty International, Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB) and Reporters without Borders (RSF) for what he called their “biased take on human rights, press freedom and corruption in Bangladesh”.

May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022

RSF’s report on press freedom in Bangladesh ‘malicious’: Information Minister

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud has termed the World Press Freedom Index by Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) –according to which Bangladeshi journalists are “exposed to police violence, attacks by political activists and murders orchestrated by Jihadist or criminal organizations” – “malicious”.

April 19, 2019
April 19, 2019

Press Freedom: Bangladesh slips four notches

Bangladesh slid four notches and is now 150th in the World Press Freedom Index revealed by the Reporters Without Borders yesterday.

April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018

Media self-censorship growing in Bangladesh: RSF

Reporters Sans Frontières criticise the Information and Communication Technology Act in Bangladesh saying that media self-censorship is growing as a result of the endemic violence against journalists and media outlets in the country.

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

RSF expresses serious concern over freedom of expression in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has moved two notches up to 144th position among 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index-2016 prepared by Reporters Sans Frontières. But the Paris-based advocacy group voices serious concern over the state of freedom of expression in Bangladesh.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

RSF condemns cases against Star editor

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to stop what it said was “hounding” of The Daily Star Editor

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

RSF condemns cases against Star editor

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to stop what it said “hounding” The Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam over his comment that, like many other newspapers and TV stations, he published information in 2007 that seemed to implicate Hasina in corruption, which could not be verified independently.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

110 journalists killed in 2015, says Reporters Without Borders

A total of 110 journalists are killed around the world in 2015, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday, warning that more were being deliberately targeted for their work in supposedly peaceful countries.

November 3, 2015
November 3, 2015

Watch: Paris street temporarily 'renamed' after blogger Avijit

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) temporarily labels the street name in front of Bangladesh Embassy in Paris after slain Bangladeshi-American secular activist and blogger Avijit Roy marking the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists.