Mosharrof Shah

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At least 18 Bangladeshi journalists attacked, harassed during election coverage

On Sunday, January 7, 2024, at least 18 journalists were assaulted or harassed while covering alleged election irregularities and violence as Bangladeshis headed to the polls, according to multiple news reports and reporters who spoke to CPJ.  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of the ruling Awami League party returned to power for her fifth term amid…

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Headshot ofBangladeshi student journalist Mosharrof Shah (Photo courtesy of Mosharrof Shah)

Bangladeshi student journalist Mosharrof Shah attacked on university campus

New York, October 6, 2023—Bangladesh authorities must immediately and impartially investigate the attack on journalist Mosharrof Shah and hold the perpetrators accountable, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Friday. At around 11:30 a.m. on September 24, around 15 to 20 men severely beat Shah, a correspondent for the privately owned daily newspaper Prothom Alo, on…

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