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Another blogger murdered in Bangladesh, third in three months

Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday’s brutal murder of Ananta Bijoy Das, the third blogger to be killed in Bangladesh since February (...)

Published on 13 May 2015 Read


Government’s failure to protect bloggers condemned

Police told local media that Rahman’s blog posts were the motive for the attack but did not mention any in particular. “We are appalled by this (...)

Published on 30 March 2015 Read


Call for effective protection after another blogger hacked to death

Roy, who had US and Bangladeshi dual citizenship and normally resided in the United States, had just left a book fair near the University of (...)

Published on 27 February 2015 Read


Prime minister accuses newspaper of inciting terrorism

Headlined “Fanatics raise their ugly head again,” the Daily Star article of 11 February included a photo taken in the Dhaka district of Banglamotor (...)

Published on 23 February 2015 Read


Court finds British journalist guilty of contempt

The case has reinforced Reporters Without Borders’ concern about the readiness of Bangladesh’s courts to convict journalists of contempt of court. (...)

Published on 3 December 2014 Read


Bloggers on hit-list posted by supposed Islamist group in Bangladesh

The group, which calls itself Ansar al Islam Bangladesh (Defenders of Islam), posted the message on a newly-created Facebook page on 15 November, (...)

Published on 19 November 2014 Read


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

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