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Reporters Without Borders issues "enemies of press freedom" blacklist

The Blacklist is an attempt to name all those who have personally committed crimes or grave offences against journalists or media and who are still unpunished.

Reporters Without Borders calls on the authorities in the countries concerned to seriously and impartially investigate these cases and to prosecute and punish those responsible.

Bangladesh


On the blacklist :
Uddin, Sultan Salah (leader of the Jubodal political party)
No information available
Haque, Nurul (Leader of the Jamaat-e-islami political party)
No action so far
Hossain, Mofazzal (Policeman)
Arrested
Suman, Sayeed Hasan (Leader of the Purba Bangla Communist Party (BPCP))
Under legal investigation
Talukder, Shahidul Alam (local BNP (Bangladesh Nationalist Party) lawmaker)
No action so far
 

Black list : Bangladesh
 

Perpetrator : Uddin, Sultan Salah  
Position : leader of the Jubodal political party 
Type of attack  : Death threats
Place : Chittagong , Bangladesh
Date : 12.03.2005
Legal action so far  : No information available
Victim's name and employer  : Salek Nasir Uddin, of the daily Sangbad

The facts  :

Salah Uddin, whose party is close to the ruling Bangladesh National Party, threatened to kill reporter Salek Nasir Uddin, of the daily Sangbad, in Chittagong on 12 March 2005.

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