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Bangladesh - Authorities turn up the heat on journalists

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the persecution of Ekushey Television (ETV) by the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission and regrets the government body's threats to shut down the commercial satellite station for allegedly broadcasting illegally. The organization condemns also the 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 (...)

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