Category: Rights and Justice

Bangladesh: New Arrests Stifle Free Speech Publisher, Singer Charged Under Digital Security Act

Authorities should drop charges and immediately release from custody leading Bangladesh publisher Nur Mohammad and Sufi singer Shariat Sarker, Human Rights Watch said today. Both appear to be detained for having criticized the ruling party, and religious leaders, respectively. The authorities should end all arbitrary arrests and a crackdown on freedom of expression under the draconian Digital Security…

Media Workshop on Human Rights Reporting held in Mymensingh

[16 November 2019] Speakers emphasized to make people aware of their rights, expose its violations and focus attention on people and areas in need of the protection of human rights and reporting. VOICE, a rights-based research organisation in Dhaka, arranged a day-long media training-workshop titled “Enhance capacity on freedom of expression and human right reporting”….