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Disproportionate sanctions against pro-Islamist newspaper

Reporters Without Borders is concerned about all the sanctions taken against the pro-Islamist newspaper Dainik Inqilab. In the space of a few (...)

Published on 22 January 2014 Read


Journalist gets seven-year jail sentence for decade-old articles

Reporters Without Borders condemns the seven-year jail sentence that a Dhaka court imposed today on former magazine editor Salah Uddin Shoaib (...)

Published on 9 January 2014 Read


Political unrest sparks violent attacks on journalists and media

Reporters Without Borders strongly condemns a major wave of attacks on media and journalists, including bombings and shootings, which began six (...)

Published on 31 October 2013 Read


Concern about reinforced online censorship law

Reporters Without Borders calls for the complete repeal of the 2006 Information and Communication Technology Act (ICT Act), which has been (...)

Published on 27 September 2013 Read


Blogger granted bail on health grounds

Asif Mohiuddin, a blogger arrested in April for posting “offensive comments about Islam and Mohammed” on his blog, was today granted provisional (...)

Published on 7 August 2013 Read


Blogger freed on bail but still facing blasphemy charges

A Dhaka court finally decided yesterday to release Asif Mohiuddin, an atheist blogger who was arrested on 3 April. Charged with violating the (...)

Published on 28 June 2013 Read


Reporters attacked by rioting Islamists during clashes with police

Around ten journalists covering Islamist rioting in the central Dhaka district of Paltan on 5 May were injured in attacks by protesters and two (...)

Published on 7 May 2013 Read


Two bloggers released conditionally, two still held

Two bloggers, Subrata Adhikari Shuvo and Rasel Parvez, were released from prison yesterday evening following a hearing earlier in the day at (...)

Published on 19 April 2013 Read

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