Indictment hearing against cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore adjourned

Indictment hearing against cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore adjourned

A Kishore cartoon. A court in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Monday adjourned the hearing for the framing of charges against the cartoonist and six others in a case filed against Kishore Ahmed Kabir Kishore and six others in a case filed under the DSA, the Digital

Bangladesh High Court decides today on freedom for cartoonist Kabir Kishore

Bangladesh High Court decides today on freedom for cartoonist Kabir Kishore

Ilustration by Mexican cartoonist Antonio Rodríguez The High Court will today announce its decision on the bail plea of cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore, who has been in jail for more than nine months after being arrested in a case filed under the Digital Security Act.

Bangladeshi writer Mushtaq Ahmed dies in prison

Bangladeshi writer Mushtaq Ahmed dies in prison

Mushtaq Ahmed. Photo: Lipa Akhter. Source CPJ The 53-year-old Bangladeshi writer Mushtaq Ahmed died yesterday in prison of unknown causes. Ahmed was arrested in 2020 on charges of spreading rumors and/or false news about covid-19 on social media. On May 6, 2020, the RAB, Rapid

Bangladesh, cartoonist arrested for criticising the government

Bangladesh, cartoonist arrested for criticising the government

One of the cartoons from the series “Life in times of coronavirus” by Ahmed Kabir Kishore (Bangladesh) . The Bangladesh Rapid Action Battalion (RAB ) arrested cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore . Also arrested were writer Mushtaq Ahmed and two others, Didarul Islam Bhuiyan, an activist