UN experts, civil society groups call on Bangladesh to release cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore
Recent articles in Bangladesh

According to IPI’s COVID-19 Press Freedom Tracker, nearly 200 violations linked to the pandemic were reported from the Asia-Pacific region, of which 107 were from four South Asian countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Nepal.

Authorities have reportedly prepared a list of 4,000 Rohingya refugees who are set to be relocated to Bhasan Char island. Human Rights Watch called for a transparent relocation process and said the transfers need independent assessment and refugees’ informed consent.

Elias Mia, a correspondent for the “Daily Bijoy”, was hacked to death for allegedly exposing a criminal nexus in gas line distribution.