press freedom in bangladesh

All-out support for media to save environment

The government will ensure full support and protection for journalists who strive to do authentic environmental journalism, State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat said yesterday.

Bangladesh Bank has to provide info that people have right to know: Arafat

Bangladesh Bank will have to provide all information that public has a right to know, State Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Mohammad Ali Arafat, said today

Press freedom index: Bangladesh falls 2 spots, only Afghanistan worse in South Asia

The country was ranked 165th among 180 nations, placing it only above Afghanistan among South Asian countries

World Press Freedom Day 2024 / Column by Mahfuz Anam: Has Bangladesh gained anything by a restrictive press?

The latest Bangladesh Bank restriction on journalists is anti-democratic, anti-free press and anti-public interest.

A perplexing decision by Bangladesh Bank

Who will gain from its restrictions on media access?

Flowery rhetoric on CSA cannot redeem it

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

End impunity for killing journalists

Bangladesh authorities must protect journalists, expedite trial of all murder cases

When will those 48 hours end?

Our legal system has failed Sagar-Runi’s families

Could Nadim’s life have been saved?

Stop normalising threats faced by journalists in Bangladesh

May 5, 2024
May 5, 2024

All-out support for media to save environment

The government will ensure full support and protection for journalists who strive to do authentic environmental journalism, State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat said yesterday.

May 4, 2024
May 4, 2024

Bangladesh Bank has to provide info that people have right to know: Arafat

Bangladesh Bank will have to provide all information that public has a right to know, State Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Mohammad Ali Arafat, said today

May 3, 2024
May 3, 2024

Press freedom index: Bangladesh falls 2 spots, only Afghanistan worse in South Asia

The country was ranked 165th among 180 nations, placing it only above Afghanistan among South Asian countries

May 3, 2024
May 3, 2024

Column by Mahfuz Anam: Has Bangladesh gained anything by a restrictive press?

The latest Bangladesh Bank restriction on journalists is anti-democratic, anti-free press and anti-public interest.

April 28, 2024
April 28, 2024

A perplexing decision by Bangladesh Bank

Who will gain from its restrictions on media access?

February 28, 2024
February 28, 2024

Flowery rhetoric on CSA cannot redeem it

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

June 24, 2023
June 24, 2023

End impunity for killing journalists

Bangladesh authorities must protect journalists, expedite trial of all murder cases

June 22, 2023
June 22, 2023

When will those 48 hours end?

Our legal system has failed Sagar-Runi’s families

June 21, 2023
June 21, 2023

Could Nadim’s life have been saved?

Stop normalising threats faced by journalists in Bangladesh

May 3, 2023
May 3, 2023

Why Press Council is failing to protect press freedom

Media plurality, though essential in all democracies, has sadly become a tool for drowning out independent and critical voices.

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