Digital Security Act (DSA)

DSA was indeed a political weapon

What guarantee is there that the CSA won’t be abused similarly?

60pc DSA cases filed by agencies, govt or AL activists

Around 60 percent of the Digital Security Act cases were filed by law enforcement agencies, the government, or pro-government political parties, according to a research paper by Centre for Governance Studies (CGS).

Flowery rhetoric on CSA cannot redeem it

High Court judge’s comments a wake-up call for CSA proponents

Opinion / Of the AL, for the AL, and by the AL

AL-nominated and AL independent candidates will have enough AL supporters to represent a decent voter turnout.

Overhaul the Cyber Security Agency to protect data

Citizens’ data must be protected

Will Khadija’s ordeal end with her release?

The long shadow of DSA continues to haunt victims

We must improve our human rights record

Government should promptly start working on UPR recommendations

Are we listening to the young people?

They must be able to enjoy the benefits of a functioning democracy

The media must do more to protest oppressive laws like the CSA

The timing of the Cyber Security Act, in the run-up to the elections, was hardly surprising

September 1, 2023
September 1, 2023

Column by Mahfuz Anam: DSA to CSA, a sham of a reform

Journalists’ fate is again being determined in the dark.

August 18, 2023
August 18, 2023

Is none of our data safe with the government?

Focus on cybersecurity, rather than crackdown on dissent

August 13, 2023
August 13, 2023

Cyber Security Act will not stop criminalising freedom of expression

It is rather dubious why the government wants to have another draconian cyber security law right before the next national elections.

August 8, 2023
August 8, 2023

A repackaged DSA brings renewed worries

Government must address concerns raised by the media, rights defenders

June 21, 2023
June 21, 2023

Could Nadim’s life have been saved?

Stop normalising threats faced by journalists in Bangladesh

May 27, 2023
May 27, 2023

A blatant disregard for rights treaties

The Digital Security Act must go, before it inflicts further harm

May 3, 2023
May 3, 2023

DSA to be amended by September: law minister

Law Minister Anisul Huq today said the Digital Security Act will be amended by September, within the term of the current Awami League government.

April 21, 2023
April 21, 2023

Don’t criminalise free thought

Withdraw suspension order for Salina Shelley, repeal DSA

April 11, 2023
April 11, 2023

DSA one of the world’s most draconian laws for journalists: US

State Department principal deputy spokesperson said that one of the biggest reasons that Bangladesh fell to 10 places to 162 out of 180 countries in the latest World Press Freedom Index was the DSA

April 9, 2023
April 9, 2023

Government’s stubborn attitude on DSA sends ominous signal

The government is not taking OHCHR recommendations about the law into account.

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