Al Jazeera film on Bangladesh wins prestigious investigative award

12 October, 2021  - By Netra News

Al Jazeera Investigative Unit’s film, All the Prime Minister’s Men, first broadcast in February 2021, which exposed state corruption at the highest level in Bangladesh, won the prestigious...

Bangladesh court remands sister of outspoken US-based dissident into custody

7 October, 2021  - By Netra News

Nusrat Shahrin Raka in RAB detention. Photo: RAB media release. Kanak Sarwar, the outspoken US-based dissident, has accused the Bangladesh government of using his sister as a pawn in its attempt...

Submission calls on UK government to sanction “leading members of the Bangladesh government”

26 August, 2021  - By Netra News

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion in 2018 during an anti-terrorist operation in Dhaka. Photo: Mehedi Hasan/Alamy Live News. A group of international lawyers has made a formal submission...

YouTube restores Netra News channel

13 August, 2021  - By Netra News

YouTube restored the Netra News channel after disabling it for less than 24 hours after the video sharing and social media platform received a series of false and malicious “takedown...

Power corruption: All the state minister’s men

11 August, 2021  - By Netra News

Nasrul Hamid Bipu, the state minister at the Ministry of Power, Energy and Mineral Resources. A front company controlled by the family members and close associates of an influential Bangladeshi...

Army chief helped get presidential remission for his batchmate connected to the Freedom Party

31 May, 2021  - By Netra News

Bangladesh’s prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, consented to a presidential remission of a former military officer who was a key business associate of her father’s killers. Documentary evidence...

Awami League’s trusted man in Budapest

11 March, 2021  - By Netra News

https://youtu.be/UjqhVRQfv_4 The whistleblower central to Al Jazeera’s investigative documentary, “All the Prime Ministers Men”, which exposed political and financial corruption at the...

UN refutes Bangladesh Army spyware claims again

28 February, 2021  - By Netra News

A UN peacekeeper from the Bangladesh Army dismounts an armoured personnel carrier as part of a field training exercise. Photo: Adam Montera/US Marine Corps/Alamy The United Nations has for a...

UN denies army’s claim about Israeli spyware, calls for corruption investigations

4 February, 2021  - By Netra News

A UN peacekeeper from the Bangladesh Army carries an injured child role-player to medical facilities as part of a field training exercise for real-world peacekeeping operations. Photo: Alamy/US...

Biden administration criticised for meetings with General Aziz

4 February, 2021  - By Netra News

Screenshot "All the Prime Minister's Men": General Aziz Ahmed, Bangladesh's Chief of Army Staff, at the centre of corruption allegations. Human rights groups have criticised the decision by the...

The murder trial of the three Ahmed brothers

2 February, 2021  - By Netra News

Screenshot, taken from Al Jazeera documentary, "All the prime minister's men", depicting the fatal shooting of Mostafizur Rahman Mostafa. Al Jazeera’s investigative documentary, “All the...

Investigative documentary blows the lid off corruption at the heart of Bangladesh government

1 February, 2021  - By Netra News

https://youtu.be/a6v_levbUN4 A documentary by Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit exposes widespread political and financial corruption at the heart of the Bangladesh government centring around...

First year of Netra News: Ten Selected Reports

5 January, 2021  - By Netra News

Netra News was established as an independent public interest media outlet in November 2019, and started publishing articles on December 26, 2019. As set out in its launch editorial "Journalism...

Police troubles: IGP vs. Commissioner

25 October, 2020  - By Netra News

The DMP commissioner's letter to the IGP On May 30th 2020, Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Shafiqul Islam secretly sent a letter to Inspector General of Police (IGP) Benazir Ahmed,...

Sinha Murder: Allegations of gruesome torture on detained police officers in RAB custody

5 September, 2020  - By Netra News

Liakat Ali and Pradeep Kumar Das, the main suspects in the murder case of retired Bangladesh Army major, Sinha Mohammad Rashed Khan, have alleged in video messages directed at senior police...