Law Enforcers Beat Reporters in Dhaka

Freedom of Press : In an unprovoked attack on newsmen, police on December 11, 2012 beat up and detained two photojournalists of The Daily Star and the New Age when they were covering the opposition’s strike in Siddhirganj of Narayanganj district of Dhaka division.The assaulted journalists are Amran Hossain, senior staff photographer of The Daily…

Police Harass and Threaten Journalists in Dhaka

At least six senior journalists of Diganta Television have face harassment and threat warrant from police on December 10, 2012 in Dhaka. Some  20-25 police members harassed the journalists and tried to arrest them even after showing identification and accreditation cards, said the journalists. The incident occurred at that time when Assignment Editor of Diganta…