freedom of expression in bangladesh

Global Expression Report: Bangladesh categorised as 'crisis' country

Bangladesh has been categorised as a "crisis" country in terms of freedom of expression, scoring 12 out of 100, according to the Global Expression Report 2024

Flowery rhetoric on CSA cannot redeem it

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

Column by Mahfuz Anam: 30 years of leading The Daily Star

However bright our past may be, there is an urgent need to further strengthen public confidence in journalism.

Freedom of Expression in Bangladesh / Navigating biases, power dynamics and media integrity

A closer examination reveals the existence of substantial limitations to freedom of expression in Bangladesh.

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

Journalists’ fate is again being determined in the dark.

The appearance and disappearance of Tagore

Censorship at a public university curtails our right to be exposed to and enriched by art.

Awami League wants us to love DSA. It’s too late now

While the manner in which the DSA is being defended is nothing new, the timing bears significance

Bangla Academy statement on Adarsha ban / Clarification, or admission of guilt?

The worst part in the academy's attempt to clear the air is the admission in its statement that it had not read the alleged offending book before deciding to exclude its publisher from the exhibition.

End the environment of fear and intimidation

There is no denying that the space for free expression in our country has been fast eroding.

May 21, 2024
May 21, 2024

Global Expression Report: Bangladesh categorised as 'crisis' country

Bangladesh has been categorised as a "crisis" country in terms of freedom of expression, scoring 12 out of 100, according to the Global Expression Report 2024

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

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

November 3, 2023
November 3, 2023

Column by Mahfuz Anam: 30 years of leading The Daily Star

However bright our past may be, there is an urgent need to further strengthen public confidence in journalism.

September 3, 2023
September 3, 2023

Navigating biases, power dynamics and media integrity

A closer examination reveals the existence of substantial limitations to freedom of expression in Bangladesh.

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.

February 17, 2023
February 17, 2023

The appearance and disappearance of Tagore

Censorship at a public university curtails our right to be exposed to and enriched by art.

January 31, 2023
January 31, 2023

Awami League wants us to love DSA. It’s too late now

While the manner in which the DSA is being defended is nothing new, the timing bears significance

January 27, 2023
January 27, 2023

Clarification, or admission of guilt?

The worst part in the academy's attempt to clear the air is the admission in its statement that it had not read the alleged offending book before deciding to exclude its publisher from the exhibition.

November 1, 2022
November 1, 2022

End the environment of fear and intimidation

There is no denying that the space for free expression in our country has been fast eroding.

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