Weekly Blitz

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Exiled Bangladeshi journalist Zulkarnain Saer Khan decries Weekly Blitz smear campaign

U.K.-based exiled Bangladeshi journalist Zulkarnain Saer Khan told the Committee to Protect Journalists that the Bangladeshi tabloid Weekly Blitz has since late September published a series of articles falsely accusing him of acting as an operative for the Palestinian militant group Hamas and engaging in criminal activities. The articles have been reviewed by CPJ. Several…

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Bangladeshi journalist Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury faces Digital Security Act proceedings

On May 6, 2021, Shahana Rashid Sanu, a poet and literary writer, filed a complaint against Salah Uddin Shoaib Choudhury, editor of the tabloid Weekly Blitz, at the Dhaka Cyber Tribunal, pointing to eight articles published on its website, which accused Sanu and her sons of engaging in criminal and anti-government activities, according to a…

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