January 16, 2021, 11:23 pm
Staff Reporter: Journalists have rallied to protest against the publication of a report against unauthorized MLM company SM Trading and the filing of a case of assault on journalists and false extortion.
On Saturday (November 28) at noon, more than a hundred journalists from Tongi, Dhaka and Uttara gathered in front of the Rajlaxmi Complex in the capital’s Uttara to observe the human chain. The journalists staged a human chain in protest of attacks on journalists and false cases across the country.
Recently, local journalists in Uttara of the capital were attacked by their terrorist forces, including the owner of an MLM company called SM Trading, when they went to collect news on the basis of money owed to the victims. They did not give up. On the contrary, extortion cases were filed against the journalists at Uttara West Police Station and Bhatara Police Station.
During the human chain, the journalists appealed to the law enforcement agencies and demanded immediate withdrawal of the harassment and false charges against the journalists subject to investigation.
He also requested the government to take action against unlicensed MLM companies. Editors of various news outlets and media workers were present in the human chain.