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IDEI Bangladesh | Killings of Journalists: Justice a mirage as impunity prevails

Some of them were murdered a decade ago, some in the early 2000s or even earlier. There is, however, a striking similarity: justice has not been done to them as impunity prevails. They are journalists killed for performing their duties. In fact, in the last two and a half decades, cases filed over the murders […]

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South Asia publications join hands to cover press freedom violations in the region

Across South Asia press freedom and safety of journalists have suffered a severe setback, as governments have stifled the independent media to control the public narrative. Journalists and media organizations are paying a heavy price for speaking truth to power. On the World Press Freedom Day, five publications from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Nepal joined […]

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Noted anti-corruption journalist arrested in Bangladesh

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network for editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today vehemently condemned the arrest of Bangladeshi journalist Rozina Islam and demanded her immediate release. According to news reports, Rozina Islam, a senior reporter of Prothom Alo, a leading  national newspaper, was arrested in the capital Dhaka […]

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WPFD Bangladesh: Spike the scribe

To mark World Press Freedom Day, IPI’s media partners in the South Asia Cross-border journalism project in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Nepal have documented several press freedom violations in their countries.  These stories are published in all the five news publications – The Daily Star, The Week, Dawn, Republica and Nagarik. Months and months of […]

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