bangladesh http://kbia.org en Journalists face censorship, threat of violence in Pakistan and Bangladesh http://kbia.org/post/journalists-face-censorship-threat-violence-pakistan-and-bangladesh <div><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Every year the Alfred Friendly Foundation places international journalists in newsrooms across the U.S. The organization aims to impart American journalistic traditions and promote efforts worldwide to promote fair and accurate news.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 18:27:19 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 38181 at http://kbia.org Journalists face censorship, threat of violence in Pakistan and Bangladesh Retailers split on reform after Bangladesh factory collapse http://kbia.org/post/retailers-split-reform-after-bangladesh-factory-collapse <p>The collapse of a factory in Bangladesh that killed more than a thousand workers caused a flurry of outrage and widespread calls for sweatshop reforms. But so did the fire four months earlier that killed more than a hundred workers at another Bangladesh garment factory.</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 23:34:21 +0000 Rehman Tungekar & David Reed 34620 at http://kbia.org Retailers split on reform after Bangladesh factory collapse Student and atheist groups call for freedom of expression in Bangladesh http://kbia.org/post/student-and-atheist-groups-call-freedom-expression-bangladesh <p>A group gathered in MU’s speaker’s circle Thursday to speak out against the Bangladeshi government and advocate for freedom of expression.&nbsp;</p><p>Nearly 15 atheists participated in the Defend Dissent protest.&nbsp; The demonstration was inspired by the arrest of several bloggers in Bangladesh who spoke out against the government and against Islam.&nbsp; Columbia is one of several cities across the globe participating in Defend Dissent.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:08:11 +0000 Bridgit Bowden 32697 at http://kbia.org Student and atheist groups call for freedom of expression in Bangladesh