Digital Security Act being used to suppress dissidents: GM Quader
Jatiya Get together chairman GM Quader has alleged that the Digital Secureness Act is being used to suppress political opponents in Bangladesh.
"Some parts of the Digital Security Action are appearing used as tools to stifle the political opponents. Crimes described in several sections are non-bailable, which is unlike human rights of people," he explained while addressing a gathering at the get together chairman's Banani business office on Sunday afternoon.
"Digital Security Work is essential to curb cybercrimes. It's an important laws and the Jatiya Party isn't against it," he explained.
"But, some sections of the DSA happen to be being misused, he said. They are threatening individual freedom and in addition liberty of expression. They have also curbed the liberty of the press," Quader said.
The Jatiya Get together chief said amending the Digital Reliability Act is becoming urgent.
"I demand amendment to sections that threaten free thinking, specific freedom and freedom of speech," he said.
With Jatiya Get together co-chairman Anisul Islam Mahmud in the chair, the assembly was also addressed by get together secretary basic Ziauddin Ahmed Bablu, co-chairman Mujibul Huq Chunnu, presidium participants Sheikh Muhammad Sirajul Islam, Fakhrul Imam, Sunil Shuvo Roy.