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Journalist Md Shofiuzzaman Rana arrested, 5 correspondents confined in Bangladesh government office

New York, March 20, 2024—Bangladesh authorities must immediately drop all charges against journalist Md Shofiuzzaman Rana and investigate the harassment of five journalists in northern Lalmonirhat district, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday. Rana was held in jail for a week after police arrested the journalist on March 5. Rana, who works for the…

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A man walks past policemen in riot gear ahead of elections in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on January 5, 2024.

CPJ urges Bangladesh authorities, political parties to ensure media freedom ahead of election

New York, January 5, 2024 —The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Bangladesh authorities and all political parties to respect the right of journalists to report freely and safely ahead of Sunday’s upcoming national election. CPJ has documented a number of attacks on journalists in the run-up to the January 7 polls, and on Thursday…

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