The High Court will hear the writ petition seeking directions to stop the broadcasting of Qatar-based television channel Al-Jazeera in Bangladesh on Tuesday (February 9) at 4.15 pm.

When the court proceedings started on Tuesday morning, the lawyer appealing for the writ petition said that the matter would be heard today. In this regard, Justice. Mojibur Rahman Mia and Justice. The High Court bench comprising Kamrul Hossain Mollah fixed the time.

BTRC lawyer Khandaker Reza-e-Rakib was present at the hearing.

Al Jazeera aired a report on the night of February 1 entitled “All the Prime Minister’s Men”. The foreign ministry called the report “false and insulting”.

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