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Extrajudicial Killings, Fundamental Rights and Related Discussions

Extrajudicial Killings, Fundamental Rights and Related Discussions

After 7th Parliament elections in 2001, Bangladesh Nationalist Party gained a majority, largely on the basis of their law and order and national security policies within Bangladesh...writes P.M. Serajul Islam

2013-04-05 12:55:36
U.K. Supreme Court Sits in Secret for First Time

U.K. Supreme Court Sits in Secret for First Time

Britain`s highest court for the first time convened behind closed doors -- in a case involving an Iranian bank -- just one week after the Supreme Court decided it had the power to sit in secret.

2013-04-03 23:05:11
When the lid blows off

When the lid blows off

WHEN Myanmar’s newly installed president and former soldier, Thein Sein, kick-started the country’s political transition two years ago, he hoped to usher in a clean and steady advance towards some sort of orderly democracy. Now, however, things are starting to turn out rather differently.

2013-04-02 22:53:20
Raising Voice for Arbitration

Raising Voice for Arbitration

Speakers at a seminar in Southeast University underscored the need for arbitration for reducing the backlogs of commercial cases in Bangladesh...writes Emdadul Haque

2013-03-31 22:14:00
Drought, Disaster, Deforestation and Development  in Bangladesh

Drought, Disaster, Deforestation and Development in Bangladesh

The concept of sustainable development is inseparably linked to the concept of environmental justice and generational obligation. It is because of the acts we do and do not- have the affect on the lives of the future generation. It is worldwide acceptable that the people of today has obligation for the generation of the future.

2013-03-27 14:32:59
Eve-teasing, woman rights and our Bangladesh

Eve-teasing, woman rights and our Bangladesh

Bangladesh, a developing country, though holding quite a small area is flooded with uncountable problems. Among these, eve-teasing, recently has become the burning issue for the country because of its adverse effects on women, especially to the teenage girls...writes P.M. Serajul Islam

2013-03-26 16:57:41
The Economist view on Justice in Bangladesh

The Economist view on Justice in Bangladesh

IN 1961 Israel kidnapped Adolf Eichmann from Argentina and put him on trial for crimes committed 20 years earlier. Eichmann had been secretary at the Nazis’ Wannsee conference that led to the Holocaust. His trial in Jerusalem was a model of meticulous process...The Economist

2013-03-23 18:37:30
Extra Judicial killing and our Constitution

Extra Judicial killing and our Constitution

Extra judicial killing is one kind of offense. Any peaceful man does not expect extra judicial killing. In our country extra judicial killing is occurred by our law enforcing agencies...writes P.M. Serajul Islam

2013-03-18 22:27:23
Right to Life and Personal Liberty: Statutes vs Status

Right to Life and Personal Liberty: Statutes vs Status

Right to life and personal liberty are the most appreciated and vital fundamental human rights around which other rights of the individual rotate...writes P.M. Serajul Islam

2013-03-17 21:42:01
Removing the Legal Shield: The Case of Rape

Removing the Legal Shield: The Case of Rape

The rape and murder of a girl on December 16, 2012, in New Delhi by criminals including a person a few months short of 18 years has triggered a debate about the law relating to criminal responsibility of juvenile offenders in India...writes RR Kishore

2013-03-16 18:18:21
On the Plight of Religious Minority

On the Plight of Religious Minority

If you are a victim of systematic discrimination and exclusion from key sectors of society, publicly fuelled prejudices and vilification based on national myths, acts of vandalism and desecration, prohibition or disruption of religious ceremonies, threats and acts of violence, interference in your community’s internal affairs, you probably belong to a religious minority.

2013-03-15 14:22:11
Legal Face of the Enemy

Legal Face of the Enemy

 

And rightly so. Any citizen of Pakistan who demands his rights under the constitution must first affirm his loyalty to it...writes Ahmer Bilal Soofi 

2013-03-10 19:16:45
Sexual Attacks on Women in Egypt

Sexual Attacks on Women in Egypt

Almost every girl and woman – regardless of age, social status or choice of attire – who has walked the streets or taken public transport in Cairo, has experienced some form of verbal or physical sexual harassment..Amnesty International

2013-02-19 21:50:06
India Bars 2171 Candidates from Poll for No I T Return: Lessons for us

India Bars 2171 Candidates from Poll for No I T Return: Lessons for us

In a bid to ensure free and fair elections and curb the use of money power, the Election Commission has disqualified as many as 2,171 candidates for failing to furnish details of expenditure incurred while contesting Parliamentary and Assembly polls...Human Rights Desk

2013-02-16 16:07:29
Corporate Respect for Human Rights

Corporate Respect for Human Rights

Until recently, and in spite of worldwide civil society campaigns to the contrary, businesses refuted that corporations should be held accountable for human rights abuses. Human rights, it was said, existed to protect individuals from governments. Businesses, as "non-state actors", didn`t come into the picture..Human Rights Desk

2013-02-15 14:57:51