Tag Archives | Freedom of media

Human rights monitoring report : April 2007

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May 2, 2007 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Journalist Noor Ahmed tortured and forced to stay away from profession by RAB in Sylhet

Noor Ahmed, the editor of the daily newspaper Doinik Sylhet Protidin and also the General Secretary of the Sylhet Press Club, alleged that on April 7, 2007, several officers of RAB 9 arrested him and subjected him to severe torture after which he was handed over to the police following the filing of an extortion […]

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Human rights monitoring report : February 2007

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March 1, 2007 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Human rights monitoring report : January 2007

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February 1, 2007 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Intercepting/recording inter-personal communications : infringing on democratic liberties of the citizens

Article by Nurul Kabir, Acting Editor of New Age, Dhaka, who comments upon the Bangladesh Telecommunication (amendment) Act, 2006. The author concludes: “Under such undemocratic legal and political an environment the country’s media discharges its democratic responsibility, as much as possible, to keep the people informed. Now that a legal tool is there for the government […]

April 1, 2006 | Read full story | Comments are closed

Bangladesh Telecommunication Ordinance 2005 : national security or infringement on civil rights?

Article by Arafat Amin, Researcher, Odhikar. Tapping a telephone does not only infringe the privacy of the person who owns the telephone, the interception subject – it also affects anyone who calls or is called by that person. If communications relating to medical, religious, journalistic or legally privileged material are likely to be involved, the […]

January 1, 2006 | Read full story | Comments are closed