Propaganda on social media

Scitech Report

4 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Propaganda on social media

A group of political activities have been raising propaganda against Bangladesh government on social media using different internet platform.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) division regular scans the social media to combat such anti-state activities.  

The groups are always active in social media - Facebook, Twitter and other internet platforms to disseminate rumors to make peaceful demonstrations.

The group-backed by Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) is allegedly involved in conspiracy to destabilize the political situation in the country.

UK exiled BNP senior Vice Chairman Tariq Rahman patronizes the groups and gives guidelines for all the anti-government activities on social media. UK BNP President MA Malique is also in the allegation.

For conducting anti-state activities on social media, there is filed a case under Digital Security Act against BNP activists in UK including – Shahriar Khan, Mainul Islam and Dalia Islam who are in arrest warrant in the country. They didn’t return to the country last five-six years due to the running arrest warrant.