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A press briefing on ‘ICT Act (Amendment) 2013: Challenges for Privacy and Human Rights’ to be held on 22 September 2013


By farjana - Posted on 19 September 2013

This is to inform you that VOICE, in collaboration with Bangladesh Manobadhikar Sangbadik Forum, Bangladesh ICT Journalist Forum, Campaign on Citizen Right to Information, Equity and Justice Working Group, Somewherein.net, Online Knowledge Society, Sushashoner Jonno Procharavijan (SUPRO), School of Communications and Cultural Metaphysics are pleased to invite you in a press briefing on  ‘ICT Act (Amendment) 2013: Challenges for Privacy and Human Rights’ to be held on Sunday, 22 September 2013 from  10:30 am. to 12:00 pm. at the Conference Room, National Press Club, Dhaka.  

The objective of the press briefing is to address the recent Information and Communication Technology (Amendment) Act 2013, which poses serious threats to the enjoyment of the right to privacy, freedom expression and  human rights.

Eminent journalist Monjurul Ahsan Bulbul, President of ISP Association of Bangladesh Aktaruzzaman Manju, Journalist and editor of Shaptahik Golam Mortoza among others will be in the panel. Representatives of CSOs, NGOs, human rights defenders among others will be attended at the briefing.

May we request you to join us and contribute to raise concern to the authorities to respect and guarantee right to privacy and human rights by ensuring lawful procedures that govern any interference while human rights are properly enumerated in law.

 Looking forward your participation at the press briefing.

 

For more information:

Contact: Farjana Akter, Phone: +88-02-8158688

Email: farjanakter@gmail.com