Bangladesh: Call for UNHRC inquiry into murders

4 May 2016

At least nine writers, bloggers, publishers, academics, and activists have been murdered in Bangladesh since February 2015, including four in the last month alone. Dozens of other individuals including artists face an imminent threat to their lives and livelihoods and live in a state of fear due to a lack …

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Bangladesh: Music tv channels banned to protect local culture

1 May 2007

The army-backed interim government of Bangladesh has banned the transmission of Music India and nine other foreign television channels for broadcasting programmes contrary to the “culture and values” of Bangladesh. On 25 April 2007 the Bangladeshi ministry of information asked cable operators to stop downlinking Music India, The Music and …

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