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Law Week

Law Week

January 28, 2012- The Election Commission could not update the electoral rolls since last two years. Therefore,   the new commission will have to carry out this task, said the sources. The commission has the record of only eight crore and 60 lac voters whereas it will be at least 9 crore in a country of 16 crores people, the sources added. The number of voters will be increased by 2014 general election.

2012-02-08 04:38:58
Human Rights at Frontier

Human Rights at Frontier

Violation of human rights in the Indo-Bangla frontier areas is not a new trend which in many times has affected the bilateral relations between these two neighbors. Violation of every norm which were to be followed in the border areas are challenged by the BSF.

2012-02-07 08:00:02
Law Week

Law Week

17 December 2011- A paliamentray subcommittee will scrutize the laws on Contempt of Court of some other countries before finalize the bill for the coutry. banglanews24.com

2012-02-06 07:11:22
Human Rights Watch World Report: Bangladesh Perspective

Human Rights Watch World Report: Bangladesh Perspective

The human rights world report criticized the government of Bangladesh for its failure to protect human rights of the people which is also a deviation from its significant parliamentary mandate by the election of 2008. Violation of human rights continues with impunity.

2012-02-04 01:40:19
Right to Privacy and Delay in ‘Persona’ Investigation

Right to Privacy and Delay in ‘Persona’ Investigation

When a customer accused Persona for setting CC camera in service area of the beauty parlor, it rang alarm bell. Although setting CC camera has become a common practice in superstore and big shops, there is hardly a piece of law regulating the process. As a result, threat to privacy remains a major concern. It is equally alarming that Persona firstly mistreated the complainant and later made every attempt to resist the process of investigation... Writes Oli Md. Abdullah Chowdhury

2012-02-04 01:37:46
Our Proclamation of Independence

Our Proclamation of Independence

Our proclamation of independence is one of the main legal instruments for our war of liberation. We have formally started our journey as an independent state by that proclamation. In the dark night of 25 March, 1971, when the Pakistani occupation forces started their so-called ‘Operation Searchlight’ to kill the Bengali people and their aspiration for independence, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, sent a letter declaring the independence for Bangladesh.

2012-02-04 01:36:25
12th Human Rights Summer School

12th Human Rights Summer School

The annual program of the Human Rights Summer School orgainzed by The Empowerment through Law of the Common People (ELCOP) has begun from December 19 in the PROSHIKA centre of Koitta, Manikgonj. ELCOP has been organizing this program since 2000 which is unique and first of its kind.

2012-02-04 01:35:09
For an Independent Election Commission: Looking beyond Politics

For an Independent Election Commission: Looking beyond Politics

Election Commission for a democratic country is one of the most important organs of the state which direct the way the country will follow for its future democracy. Every democratic country has formed an election commission to be guided by it. But to make it effective and purposeful, the commission needs to be independent and free from the clutch of the government. There is no developed democracy where the election commission is weak and not independent.

2012-02-04 01:21:23
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