How Facebook Users Derailed a Media Censorship Attempt in Bangladesh

On April 27, 2021, a 21-year-old college girl took her life in an upscale neighbourhood in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. The police indicated that she had lived alone in the rented apartment and was in a romantic relationship with a wealthy married business tycoon, Sayem Sobhan Anvir. Anvir’s family owns the Bashundhara Group, arguably