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Bangladesh - Ruling Awami League threatens 19 reporters in southern city

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns threats by local leaders of the ruling Awami League in the southern city of Pirojpur against 19 Pirojpur-based journalists on 13 March, and the suspension of broadcasting by three privately-owned TV stations the previous day to prevent live coverage of an opposition BNP rally in the capital. “The authorities must loosen their grip on the media at once and cease to constantly harass and threaten journalists, especially when they support the opposition,” (...)

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