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Friday, October 15 • 1:10pm - 1:30pm
Arrested and mistreated by the authorities

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Covering the pandemic has been a health risk for many. For Rozina Islam, it has also been a risk to her own freedom and safety. After exposing Covid-related corruption and graft at the Ministry of Health in Bangladesh, this award-winning journalist was arrested and mistreated by the authorities. She is now awaiting trial after being charged with stealing secret state documents. How can the international community of investigative journalists support her? We ask her in this interview.

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Rozina Islam

Senior reporter, Bangladeshi daily
Rozina Islam is a senior female reporter of the Bangladeshi daily Prothom Alo. In May she was arrested on charges of stealing information, removing the state secret documents under the Penal Code of 180, and the Official Secrets Act of 1923, and taking pictures of them without permission... Read More →

Friday October 15, 2021 1:10pm - 1:30pm CEST

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