Sajjad Sharif

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CPJ joins call for Bangladesh authorities to end crackdown against journalists and online critics

On World Press Freedom Day, Wednesday, May 3, the Committee to Protect Journalists joined five civil society organizations in a statement calling on the Bangladesh government to end the harassment of journalists and protect media freedom ahead of the national elections scheduled for January 2024. The statement calls on the Bangladesh government to immediately suspend…

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CPJ calls on Bangladesh authorities to cease harassing staff of Prothom Alo newspaper

New York, March 30, 2023—Bangladesh authorities must immediately drop all investigations into the staff of the Prothom Alo newspaper in retaliation for its work and allow its employees to do their jobs freely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Thursday. In the early morning of Wednesday, March 29, authorities arrested Prothom Alo correspondent Shamsuzzaman Shams…

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