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Publications of the Moment

Recognizing May 3, 2011 as
World Press Freedom Day
the BDRC provides
a list of recent publications related to
press freedom and Bangladesh
  • Anam, Mahfuz (2007) The genesis of press freedom in
    Bangladesh: How media can foster development –
    Challenges, Opportunities and way forward, Dhaka,
    Bangladesh: UNDP Bangladesh, Policy Dialogue, No. 7
    (February 27).

  • Freedom House (2010) Freedom of the Press 2010:
    Broad Setbacks to Global Media Freedom (Washington,
    DC: Freedom House); please see the hyper-linked map to
    the right for the 2010 rating of Bangladesh (covering
    events that took place between January 1, 2009, and
    December 31, 2009).

  • International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) (2005)
    Speaking out Makes of You a Target -- Human Rights
    Defenders and Journalists at Risk, Paris, France:
    International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) (June).

  • Shahiduzzaman, Md. (2007) Right to Freedom of the
    Press and Information, in: Human Rights in Bangladesh
    2006 (Dhaka, Bangladesh: Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK)),
    pp. 67-79 (Chapter 6).
The BDRC also provides a selected list of
Bangladeshi newspapers.