Friday, January 25, 2008

New Censorship on Live TV Shows

BBC Bangla reports that the army backed Caretaker Government of Bangladesh has asked the private TV Channel to cancel its popular live talk show "Ekushe Somoy". Bangladesh Government has instructed the news channels to cancel live talk shows. It asked the media to broadcast only pre-recorded shows. Mr. Abed Khan, Editor of a Bangla Daily, was scheduled to appear in a talk show sponsored by the ETV channel that was taken off by the government's last minute instruction. It doesn't appear that the army backed government is ready to lift emergency when censorships is coming back in full force. Listen BBC's news coverage from today's morning show:

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