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EU Rights Agency: Pandemic fuelled racism,...

EU Rights Agency: Pandemic fuelled racism,...

Europe

Thu, Jun 10 2021

The EU Rights Agency reported the pandemic has exacerbated existing inequalities

The legal struggle of defining male...

The legal struggle of defining male...

Law & Rights

Sat, Jun 5 2021

There is a dilemma in Bangladesh’s existing legal system in ensuring justice for male rape...

‘Journalists should bury differences...

‘Journalists should bury differences...

Law & Rights

Sat, May 22 2021

Presence of multiple competing press clubs within districts creating division among journalists, speakers...

‘Official Secrets Act does not provide...

‘OSA doesn’t provide for punishment...

Law & Rights

Wed, May 19 2021

The British-era archaic law cannot coexist with contemporary journalism, say law experts

What does the case against journalist...

What the case against journo Rozina...

Law and Rights

Tue, May 18 2021

The investigative journalist was sued under the Official Secrets Act and the Penal Code

Protests erupt demanding immediate release...

Protests erupt demanding Rozina’s...

Bangladesh

Tue, May 18 2021

The Prothom Alo journalist was arrested under the Official Secrets Act on Monday

Report: Most online sexual harassments...

‘Most online sexual harassments perpetrated...

Bangladesh

Sun, Apr 18 2021

The report was prepared by analyzing some 154 crime reports collected from national and regional newspapers...

Public transportation in chaos, hygiene...

Public transportation in chaos, hygiene...

Law & Rights

Thu, Apr 1 2021

Commuters, ride-sharing service providers stage protests

Child marriage up 13% during Covid-19...

Child marriage up 13% during Covid-19...

Law & Rights

Sun, Mar 28 2021

Loss of income of parents and school closures amid the pandemic are the main reasons behind the increase...

2 more sectors to be declared child...

2 more sectors to be declared child...

Law & Rights

Sat, Mar 20 2021

The government is putting all-out efforts to eliminate hazardous child labour from the country to ensure...

Women demand to amend laws to end...

Women demand to amend laws to end...

Law & Rights

Fri, Mar 12 2021

They organized a march and cultural programs on the theme of democracy to press home their 11-point...

Failure to implement policy hinders...

Failure to implement policy hinders...

Law & Rights

Tue, Mar 9 2021

Systemic discrimination and culture of victim blaming in Bangladesh need to be addressed

9 to die for killing man in...

9 to die for killing man in...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 8 2021

According to the case statement, Nesar Ahmed, an expatriate, was murdered by the convicts – and...

Rights organizations observe International...

Rights organizations observe International...

Law and Rights

Mon, Mar 8 2021

The organizations voiced a 17-point demand to address discrimination against women

BLAST report: Compensation awarded in...

BLAST report: Compensation awarded in...

Law and Rights

Sun, Mar 7 2021

Award of compensation sustained in only one case out of 90

Editors Council demands prompt review...

Editors Council demands review of...

Law & Rights

Sat, Mar 6 2021

‘Law needs to be amended to ensure that it is not used to suppress the media and free-spirited...

BNP describes Mushtaq’s death as state-sponsored...

BNP: Mushtaq’s death a state-sponsored...

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 4 2021

BNP demands immediate release of all those arrested under the Digital Security Act

Cartoonist Kishore walks out of prison...

Cartoonist Kishore freed from jail

Bangladesh

Thu, Mar 4 2021

He was arrested in May last year on charges of propagating disinformation against the govt on social...

PEN International calls for investigation...

PEN Int'l calls for probe into Mushtaq's...

Law & Rights

Wed, Mar 3 2021

The association also demanded that the charges against cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore be dropped

Law Minister: Government to amend Digital...

Law Minister: Govt to amend Digital...

Law and Rights

Tue, Mar 2 2021

The controversial Digital Security Act once again came under fire following writer Mushtaq Ahmed's...

Mushtaq's death: UN HR chief urges DSA...

Mushtaq's death: UN HR chief urges DSA...

Bangladesh

Mon, Mar 1 2021

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Bachelet also expresses serious concern on cartoonist Kishore’s...