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.
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.
September 14, 2020
Bangladesh in the Shadow of Censorship
By Azeez Intizar and Sabrina Majed
Since independence, political censorship and rising Islamism have combined to muzzle journalists and activists in the country.
June 29, 2020
Bangladesh Silencing Teenage Dissent
By Tasnim Nazeer
A 15-year-old was arrested for criticizing Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook.
April 29, 2020
Bangladesh Is Suppressing Free Speech During the COVID-19 Pandemic
By AKM Wahiduzzaman
The crackdown on dissent during the crisis is part of a larger pattern from the Awami League government.
March 07, 2019
Bangladesh's Media Under Siege
By Khadija Farhana Choudhury
The Digital Security Act 2018 was just the latest blow.
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.