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Editors Guild of India concerned over cases against Star editor

The Editors Guild of India has expressed its deep concern at the barrage of criminal defamation and sedition cases filed against Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of The Daily Star and a columnist...

March 15, 2016
March 15, 2016

Star editor gets bail in Gazipur

The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam obtained bail in a Tk 5-crore defamation case in Gazipur yesterday.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

Star editor gets bail in Jessore

A Jessore court yesterday granted bail to The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam in a Tk 10-crore defamation case.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Pabna court summons Star editor

A Pabna court yesterday summoned The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam on March 24 in a defamation case.

February 26, 2016
February 26, 2016

Govt cannot withdraw cases filed by individuals

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Mizanur Rahman yesterday expressed surprise that many foreign organisations were asking the government to withdraw the cases against an editor.

February 24, 2016
February 24, 2016

Jhalakathi court summons Star editor

A Jhalakathi court yesterday asked Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of The Daily Star, to appear before it on March 31 in a defamation case.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

More cases, summons against Mahfuz Anam

The Magura court that had earlier kept pending its decision on a defamation case against Mahfuz Anam yesterday ordered The Daily Star to appear before it on March 8.

February 23, 2016
February 23, 2016

PM lashes out at Star editor

Blasting The Daily Star for running the DGFI-supplied false news against her during the last caretaker regime, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said the Star editor himself could not...

February 22, 2016
February 22, 2016

ANN calls for withdrawal of cases against Star editor

The Asia News Network (ANN) demands for immediate withdrawal of the cases filed against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam, calling it an act of harassment and intimidation against the...

February 19, 2016
February 19, 2016

Star editor faces 6 more lawsuits

Six more cases were filed against The Daily Star editor in six districts yesterday while a judicial magistrate in Magura didn't take a defamation suit against Mahfuz Anam into cognisance.

February 19, 2016
February 19, 2016

'Attempt to crush independent media'

It can seem a bit self-righteous when journalists write about the importance of freedom of the press, a bit like a chef celebrating the virtues of a fancy meal or a hairdresser extolling the...