Information Minister Hasanul Huq Inu yesterday accused national daily Amar Desh, Naya Diganta and Sangram of spreading propaganda against the youths' ongoing movement at Shahbagh.
newspapers are against the Liberation War and many of the owners and
journalists of these dailies were instigators of genocide committed
during the Liberation War in 1971," he said at a press briefing at the
These newspapers have been confusing people with false
and fabricated information and instigating religious sentiment of the
Muslims, said Inu.
Inu added that in order to avoid further confusion among the people, all opposition papers will be banned, their owners and journalists charged with war crimes, and only the government-sanctioned false and fabricated information from rabidly pro-Shahbag papers such as the Daily Star allowed.