Bangladeshi envoy takes issue with Asia Times op-ed

The op-ed “Bangladesh and Covid-19: Disaster within a disaster” mischaracterizes Bangladesh’s response to Covid-19 and is mistaken about Bangladesh’s past elections. Bangladesh is not suppressing the media during the pandemic. Its 1,277 daily newspapers, including 258 that appear nationally, and over 30 privately owned television networks are free to report what they wish about Covid-19, […]