- Law & Rights
- December 12, 2016
We believe that a vested interest group has been spreading false news to incite violence
South Asian Coordinator for One Billion Rising Kamla Bhasin spoke at a conference on a number of human rights issues
Based in New Delhi, Kamla has been an activist for over 35 years
While many of these detained children may actually be involved in the crimes they have been accused of, there are also many who are mere victims of circumstance
‘My family is conservative. They put the blame on me for the incident, and I had nothing to do’
‘NGOs can improve the quality of justice processes through providing timely, clear, and respectful support to disputants and can help them secure a fairer outcome from their cases’
Hindu families spent Tk2,27,000 for their cases filed under the act, and 50% of the costs were spent on bribery
Experts believe that the rise of divorce in Dhaka is a positive trend because more and more women are speaking up against marital abuse.
The court was surprised when the 11-month-old boy appeared in the docket in his father’s arms
The court issued the order on Thursday
Tens of thousands of Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladeshi economic migrants seeking jobs have made the treacherous journey across the Bay of Bengal toward the relatively prosperous nations of Thailand and Malaysia
Rape is the forceful sexual penetration of another human being.
Controversial clauses in the draft transport law have led two ministers to speak out against the passing of the law.
Civil society members question the aim of the draft law as they feel that it will be entirely ineffective.
The information minister urged Amnesty to be “more careful” in reporting on Bangladesh and its internal issues in future
The minister on Wednesday was meeting with US Ambassador Marcia Bernicat at his Secretariat office
‘We have to ensure quick justice for people through labour courts’
Although Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina maintains that the press in Bangladesh has enough freedom, the reality tells a different story.
May 3 marks World Press Freedom Day, a day on which to evaluate press freedom in the nation, defend journalists from attacks on their independence, and pay tribute to those who lost their lives while performing their duties.
‘The new Digital Security Act will clarify what section 57 is supposed to represent’