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Draft law proposes up to 10-year jail...

Law proposes 10-yr jail for leaking...

Law & Rights

Tue, Oct 19 2021

Cabinet clears draft of Public Service Commission Act

Preventing child marriage: Govt plans...

Govt plans incentives for families with...

Law & Rights

Mon, Oct 11 2021

The incentives may help prevent families from thinking of girls as financial burdens, speakers say

Brac: Enhance technology to combat child...

Brac: Enhance technology to combat child...

Law and Rights

Mon, Oct 11 2021

Digitizing marriage registration, age verification can go a long way towards preventing child marriages,...

President Hamid asks NHRC to be more...

President Hamid asks NHRC to be more...

Bangladesh

Tue, Sep 28 2021

The president says the Commission can play an important role in ensuring transparency and accountability...

CPJ: Drop charges against Kajol, Tasneem,...

CPJ: Drop charges against Kajol, Tasneem,...

Bangladesh

Wed, Sep 22 2021

CPJ demands that the draconian Digital Security Act be revoked as it enables legal abuses

Home Minister: Process to extend Khaleda’s...

Govt: Khaleda’s sentence suspension...

Law & Rights

Thu, Sep 16 2021

The suspension of BNP chief's jail sentence has been extended twice so far; it was last extended...

Family to seek another extension of...

Khaleda’s family to appeal for extending...

Law & Rights

Sun, Sep 5 2021

The BNP chief’s conditional release was extended twice since March last year

Attack on UNO’s house: 12 Awami League...

12 AL men get bail for attack on UNO...

Nation

Thu, Sep 2 2021

All accused have now posted bail, except two who are currently undergoing treatment in Dhaka.

Mirza Fakhrul wants stronger alliance...

Fakhrul wants stronger alliance to oust...

Politics

Sun, Aug 29 2021

The BNP secretary general asks all opposition parties to unite and take to the streets to 'protest...

Law Minister: Khaleda must return to...

Minister: Khaleda must return to jail...

Rules & Regulations

Sat, Aug 28 2021

The BNP chairperson cannot apply for overseas travel while on suspended sentence, says Minister Anisul...

Bangladesh ministers overlook pressure...

Bangladesh ministers overlook pressure...

Law & Rights

Sat, Aug 21 2021

Govt insists it supports press freedom, but international community unconvinced

HC issues rule on depiction of smoking...

HC issues rule on smoking in

Law & Rights

Tue, Aug 17 2021

Two organizations file a petition seeking a ban on the use of smoking and showing smoking scenes in movies...

It’s settled: Life term means 30-year...

It’s settled: Life term means 30-year...

Law & Rights

Thu, Jul 15 2021

The convict will not be entitled to get the benefit of section 35A of the Code of Criminal

RSF condemns violence against journalist...

RSF condemns violence against journalist...

Law and Rights

Tue, Jul 13 2021

The reporter was badly beaten while investigating illegal land grabbing in Lalmonirhat

Law Minister: NID services will be made...

Law Minister: NID services will be made...

Nation

Mon, Jun 28 2021

New posts created in the Election Commission to support the initiative

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