sedition

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.

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Cops asked to find whether Star editor can be charged for sedition

Dhaka court orders cops to conduct an inquiry into an allegation of sedition brought against Daily Star Editor Mahfuz Anam by a lawyer after taking the permission from the government. Two defamation cases were filed in Cox’s Bazar and Gopalganj.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

MP Latif sued over Bangabandhu’s image distortion

Two cases are filed against Chittagong-11 Awami League lawmaker MA Latiffor distorting the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

September 23, 2015
September 23, 2015

BNP condemns sedition charges against Tarique

BNP condemns pressing of sedition charges against the party’s senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman, saying that it was an “unjustified and undemocratic move.”

March 31, 2015
March 31, 2015

Malaysia arrests three news editors for sedition

Police have arrested three editors from a Malaysian news portal and charged them with sedition over a news report

March 17, 2015
March 17, 2015

Anwar Ibrahim's daughter arrested

The eldest daughter of Malaysia's jailed opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is arrested for alleged sedition

March 11, 2015
March 11, 2015

Manna stable, says medical board

The health condition of Nagorik Oikya Convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna is stable, says head of the medical board formed to examine him.

March 3, 2015
March 3, 2015

Ex-ETV reporter Kanak Sarwar held

Detectives detain former Ekushey Television (ETV) reporter Kanak Sarwar in Dhaka’s Shahbagh area on charge of sedition.

February 14, 2015
February 14, 2015

Khaleda should be charged with sedition: Muhith

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia should be charged with sedition for her ‘anti-state movement’, says Finance Minister AMA Muhith

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