Bangladesh Digital Security Act
August 18, 2021
Bangladesh’s ‘Fake News’ Law Is Used to Stifle Dissent
By Saad Hammadi
Bangladesh’s crackdown on dissent tests the human rights commitment of all states.
April 02, 2021
Bangladesh’s Bloggers Under Siege
By Austin Bodetti
Online activists face deadly threats from religious extremists and a crackdown from authorities.
March 02, 2021
300 Activists Rally in Bangladesh to Denounce Writer’s Death in Prison
By Associated Press
Mushtaq Ahmed’s death has become a rallying point for renewed criticism of a controversial digital security law.
June 29, 2020
Bangladesh Silencing Teenage Dissent
By Tasnim Nazeer
A 15-year-old was arrested for criticizing Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook.
March 07, 2019
Bangladesh's Media Under Siege
By Khadija Farhana Choudhury
The Digital Security Act 2018 was just the latest blow.
October 24, 2018
The University Fighters of Sheikh Hasina
By Josep Prat
How the Chhatra League came to control the University of Dhaka.
October 10, 2018
Bangladesh Enacts New Law That Could Silence Dissenters
By Faisal Mahmud
The Digital Security Bill is quickly signed into law, despite criticisms from media groups.
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