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History of Costumes for Lawyers: Magnificence vs. Ridicule

History of Costumes for Lawyers: Magnificence vs. Ridicule

The ancient Egyptians used to wear wigs to shield their shaved, hairless heads from the sun. After the fall of the Roman Empire, the use of wigs fell into abeyance in the West for a thousand years until they were revived again in the 16th century as a means of compensating for hair loss or improving one`s personal appearance...writes Emdadul Haque

2012-06-30 21:15:18
History of Costumes for Lawyers: Magnificence vs. Ridicule

History of Costumes for Lawyers: Magnificence vs. Ridicule

Beyond any reasonable doubt in science and technology the domination of either of the British or of America is still unabated even ranging from parliament to the court premises in many parts of the world. Whether we like it or not we are to cite the British or America as the pioneer of all creativities, discoveries and inventions...writes Emdadul Haque

2012-06-29 03:02:36
Isolated in Yunnan

Isolated in Yunnan

Several thousand ethnic Kachin refugees from Myanmar are isolated in Yunnan, China, where they are at risk of return to a conflict zone and lack needed humanitarian aid. The Chinese government should immediately provide temporary protection and allow United Nations and humanitarian agencies unhindered access to Kachin refugees in Yunnan who have fled wartime abuses in Myanmar...Human Rights Desk

2012-06-28 01:08:41
What Will Happen If Hunger Comes?

What Will Happen If Hunger Comes?

 

The Ethiopian government is forcibly displacing indigenous pastoral communities in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo valley without adequate consultation or compensation to make way for state-run sugar plantations, Human Rights Watch said in its report....Human Rights Desk

2012-06-25 06:45:52
Prison Is Not for Me

Prison Is Not for Me

Flawed processes, unlawful detentions, and dire conditions in South Sudan’s prisons reflect the urgent need to improve the new nation’s fledgling justice system, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today...Human Rights Desk

2012-06-23 03:33:32
Boat Push-Back to Myanmar: The Saga of Rohingyas

Boat Push-Back to Myanmar: The Saga of Rohingyas

Human Rights Watch, a US based human rights watch dog has urged the government of Bangladesh to stop forcibly returning of ethnic Rohingya fleeing sectarian violence back to Myanmar...Human Rights Watch

2012-06-20 06:02:50
The Perilous Plight of the Rohingyas

The Perilous Plight of the Rohingyas

The US Based human rights watch body has relesed a report on the plingh of the Rohingyas in Myanmary. The report said that the neighbors of Myanmar should press the Burmese military government to end systematic abuses of Rohingya Muslims and protect those who flee to their shores...Human Rights Desk

2012-06-18 03:04:55
The Week That Was

The Week That Was

 Prime minister Sheikh Hasina advised the members of the parliaments to be careful while talking about country’s judiciary. She came up with the suggestion while attending Awami League executive committee meeting on Friday night...Human Rights Desk

2012-06-17 00:42:37
The week that was

The week that was

Former Advisor of caretaker government Dr Akbar Ali Khan demanded the judicial investigation over each and every attack on journalists. The eminent economist of the country came up with the claim while addressing a launching ceremony of The Daily Surjodoy held at the National Press Club Saturday...Human Rights Desk

2012-06-10 01:14:14
The Week that was

The Week that was

The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is observed in the country as elsewhere across the world Tuesday to salute the 120,000 peacekeepers serving in 17 missions in some of the world’s most volatile and dangerous environments...Human Rights Desk

2012-06-03 00:24:20
Peru: Disability Rights in the Voting Booth

Peru: Disability Rights in the Voting Booth

 

Peru should remove significant barriers preventing people with disabilities from exercising their right to vote and other civil rights, Human Rights Watch said in a report. The failure to dismantle the obstacles is undermining Peru’s leadership as one of the first countries to ratify, in 2008, the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities....Human Rigts Watch

2012-05-30 08:01:10
US Country Reports on Human Rights

US Country Reports on Human Rights

The US has released the Country Reports of Human Rights Practices worldwide on May 24. In this report, among others, the human rights practice of Bangladesh has also been reflected in detailed. For readers the executive summary of hte report is published...Human Rights Desk

2012-05-27 01:10:30
The Week in Law

The Week in Law

 Law, justice and parliamentary affairs minister Barrister Shafique Ahmed Thursday categorically said the government is planning to form a tribunal in controlling cyber crimes. “The government is planning to form a tribunal to control the cyber crimes as the nature of cyber crimes are changing in line with change of information and technology,” he said...Human Rights Desk

2012-05-26 23:51:25
Fallouts of Artha Rin Adalat Ain: Call for Amendment

Fallouts of Artha Rin Adalat Ain: Call for Amendment

When the question of amendment of any statute comes, then this demands strong, specific legal and logical arguments by way of explanation in favour of- the need for amended. My trial here is to raise awareness and gather consensus in favour of the amendment of this Act as earlier as possible...writes Syeda Nasrin 

2012-05-21 00:23:22
Seminar on Human Rights Education in Bangladesh

Seminar on Human Rights Education in Bangladesh

The Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Professor Mizanur Rahman has urged the government of to take initiatives for facilitating people access to awareness and education on human rights...Human Rights Desk

2012-05-20 06:50:41