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International civil society organisations...

International civil society organisations...

Law & Rights

Mon, Feb 5 2018

The organisations recommend that the bill’s provisions be carefully considered from a constitutional...

Bangladesh cabinet okays draft law defining...

Bangladesh cabinet okays draft law defining...

Law & Rights

Mon, Feb 5 2018

The proposed law has defined the term “journalist” under which all (who work on fulltime basis) editors,...

Nagorik Samaj demands probe into sexual...

Nagorik Samaj demands probe into sexual...

Law & Rights

Sun, Feb 4 2018

Two teenager sisters were allegedly raped and sexually assaulted by members of security forces in Rangamati's...

UN Women: World failed to protect Rohingya...

UN Women: World failed to protect Rohingya...

Law & Rights

Sat, Feb 3 2018

'We continue to do our best. Sometimes our best is not good enough because the situation is so bad. So,...

Imran Sarkar: New digital security act...

Imran Sarkar: New digital security act...

Law & Rights

Fri, Feb 2 2018

The law is being enacted so that no one can expose the government’s corruption as there would be no freedom...

Democracy Index 2017:  Why did Bangladesh's...

Democracy Index 2017:  Why did Bangladesh's...

Law & Rights

Fri, Feb 2 2018

Human rights activist Nur Khan Liton said Bangladesh’s score in civil liberties dropped as the people’s...

TIB calls for amendments to draft Digital...

TIB calls for amendments to draft Digital...

Law & Rights

Thu, Feb 1 2018

Due to the scope for defamation, fraud and misuse by spying and intelligence, it will threaten the people’s...

‘PM Hasina always encourages investigative...

‘PM Hasina always encourages investigative...

Law & Rights

Wed, Jan 31 2018

There has been widespread public outcry among journalists and civil society members since the proposed...

RSF asks Bangladesh to amend new digital...

RSF asks Bangladesh to amend new digital...

Law & Rights

Wed, Jan 31 2018

A minimum of 25 journalists and several hundred bloggers and Facebook users were prosecuted under Section...

IFJ, BMSF concerned over provisions...

IFJ, BMSF concerned over provisions...

Law & Rights

Wed, Jan 31 2018

In a joint statement, the IFJ and BMSF demanded that the Bangladesh government revises the draft act...

Digital Security Act to limit journalistic...

Digital Security Act to limit journalistic...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jan 30 2018

Section 32 of the draft law can be used to frame espionage charges for dealing with the information of...

Bangla Academy against DMP’s decision...

Bangla Academy against DMP’s decision...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jan 30 2018

Director general unaware of “Bangla Academy-led” committee

Law minister: Revealing truth won't...

Law minister: Revealing truth won't...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jan 30 2018

He further said the draft law would not curb freedom of expression, which Section 57 of the ICT Act did...

'Section 32 more dangerous than section...

'Section 32 more dangerous than section...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jan 30 2018

Under section 62 of the newly drafted Digital Security Act, sections 54, 55, 56, 57 and 66 have been...

Tofail: Digital Security Act to stop...

Tofail: Digital Security Act to stop...

Uncategorized

Tue, Jan 30 2018

Tofail says the process of formulating the act has been very transparent

Is it now a crime to record illegal...

Is it now a crime to record illegal...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jan 30 2018

Section 32 proposes a maximum jail term of 14 years and a fine of up to Tk20 lakh for espionage

Section 57 cases will continue

Section 57 cases will continue

Law & Rights

Mon, Jan 29 2018

Cabinet secretary says the proposed Digital Security Act will follow the definition of religious sentiment...

Digital Security Act draft approved,...

Digital Security Act draft approved,...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jan 29 2018

Although the new law will repeal the ICT Act, cases filed under Section 57 will continue with their legal...

HRW: PM Hasina should personally intervene...

HRW: PM Hasina should personally intervene...

Law & Rights

Sat, Jan 27 2018

'As she nears the end of her third term in office, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina should intervene personally...

Odhikar: 2017 a detrimental year for...

Odhikar: 2017 a detrimental year for...

Law & Rights

Fri, Jan 12 2018

Odhikar claims to have been facing severe repression and harassment from the Bangladesh government since...

Police want amendment of custodial death...

Police want amendment of custodial death...

Law & Rights

Thu, Jan 11 2018

ASK also expressed concern recalling recent news of death and torture in police custody while this law...