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Editors Guild of India concerned over lawsuits against Star editor

The Editors Guild of India expresses its deep concern at the barrage of criminal defamation and sedition cases filed against Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of Bangladesh’s The Daily Star and a columnist of several Indian newspapers.

March 29, 2017
March 29, 2017

Sedition trial against Khaleda stayed for 6 months

The High Court stays the trial proceedings of a sedition case filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia for next six months.

April 16, 2016
April 16, 2016

Editors Guild of India concerned over lawsuits against Star editor

The Editors Guild of India expresses its deep concern at the barrage of criminal defamation and sedition cases filed against Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of Bangladesh’s The Daily Star and a columnist of several Indian newspapers.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

Star editor gets bail in Khagrachhari

The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam secures bail in a Tk 10 crore defamation case in Khagrachhari.

March 2, 2016
March 2, 2016

Of heroes and sedition

Two days ago, Ashis Nandy, the political psychologist, social theorist, critic, and a trained clinical psychologist...

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

India 'sedition' students arrested

Two Indian students accused of sedition for helping organise a protest at Delhi's prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), have handed themselves into police.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

Jhalakathi court summons Star editor Mar 31

A Jhalakathi court asks The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam to appear before it on March 31 in a defamation case.

February 21, 2016
February 21, 2016

Charging Bangladesh editors is dramatic backslide: HRW

Human Rights Watch urges Bangladesh authorities to immediately withdraw all criminal charges filed against the editors of The Daily Star and Prothom Alo. It also urges repeal of criminal defamation and sedition laws, saying those “violate international standards”.

February 18, 2016
February 18, 2016

35 dignitaries seek withdrawal of cases against Star editor

Thirty-five eminent personalities of the country demand immediate withdrawal of all the cases filed against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam a day after nine other eminent citizens expressed grave concern over the filing of more than 50 cases and issuance of summons against Anam.

February 17, 2016
February 17, 2016

Eminent citizens concerned over cases against Star editor

Nine eminent citizens express grave concern over the countrywide filing of cases and issuance of summons against the Editor and Publisher of The Daily Star Mahfuz Anam.

February 15, 2016
February 15, 2016

17 more cases filed against Star editor

Seventeen more cases including six sedition pleas are filed against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam in 17 districts.