Bullying Bangladesh govt clamping down on free speech

August 1, 2017  / byRock Ronald Rozario, lacroix.com The Arab crisis surrounding Qatar and the demands by the Saudi Arabia-led campaign to shut down its influential Al-Jazeera news agency shines a light on the growing threats to freedom of speech in the region. David Kaye, the United Nations special rapporteur on freedom of opinion and…

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Role media plays in Information Society

10 May 2015 / By M. Zahangir Kabir In November 2005, the World Summit on  (WSIS) called upon the UN General Assembly to declare May 17 as the World Information Society Day to focus on  a wide range of issues. The General Assembly adopted a resolution in March 2006 stipulating that the World Information Society Day…