Sylhet Protidin

Sylhet Protidin is a major daily newspaper in Bangladesh, published from Sylhet in the Bengali language. In 2007, the paper's editor, Ahmed Noor, was arrested by the Rapid Action Battalion and allegedly tortured.[1] A fact finding report by human rights group Odhikar suggests that para-military forces threatened to close the newspaper down in 2007.[2]

Sylhet Protidin
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Nazibur Rahman Yeamin


  1. ^ "Government challenged over torture of editor in Sylhet". Reporters Without Borders/UNHCR. 10 October 2008. Retrieved 2009-08-03.
  2. ^ "Journalist Noor Ahmed Tortured and Forced to Stay Away from Profession by RAB in Sylhet" (PDF). The World Movement for Democracy/Odhikar. 9 September 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-03-04. Retrieved 2009-08-03.