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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 : Hossain, Mofazzal 
Position : Policeman 
Type of attack  : Bomb attack
Place : Khulna , Bangladesh
Date : 16.02.2005
Legal action so far  : Arrested
Victim's name and employer  : Khulna press club

The facts  :

Mofazzal Hossain was arrested on 16 February 2005 for suspected involvement with armed Maoist militants who had made numerous bomb attacks, including one on the city’s press club in which a journalist was killed.

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