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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.


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)
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 : Haque, Nurul 
Position : Leader of the Jamaat-e-islami political party 
Type of attack  : Death threats
Place : Satkania , Bangladesh
Date : 6.03.2005
Legal action so far  : No action so far
Victim's name and employer  : Journalists who criticise the Jamaat-e-islami political party

The facts  :

Nurul Haque made very strong threats on 6 March 2005 to journalists who criticise the party, which he heads in the southeastern town of Satkania, and publicly called on his supporters to physically attack journalists.

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