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Protecting the right to protest

Protecting the right to protest

Opinion

Thu, Aug 30 2018

The right to protest and peaceful assembly is essential for progress

Cuba aims to build socialism, not communism,...

Cuba aims to build socialism, not communism,...

Latin America

Mon, Jul 23 2018

The draft omits a clause in the current constitution on aiming to build a 'communist...

A different kind of domestic...

A different kind of domestic...

Miti Sanjana

Sun, Jul 8 2018

There are laws in place to keep women from being abused economically

A violation of rights

A violation of rights

Meenakshi Ganguly

Tue, Jun 12 2018

A proper and independent investigation into these recent deaths must be ensured 

Respecting due process

Respecting due process

Editorial

Thu, May 24 2018

The rights of its citizens are paramount to the sustainable development of any nation

A constitutional defender of

A constitutional defender of

Special Supplement

Tue, May 22 2018

In 1991, at the very beginning of the democratic journey of Bangladesh, it was recorded that 44% of the...

Speakers: Ensure rule of law to protect...

Speakers: Ensure rule of law to protect...

Law & Rights

Wed, Apr 4 2018

'We have to be respectful of our constitution. We achieved it at the cost of many lives'

Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted...

Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted...

South Asia

Fri, Mar 30 2018

In his first address to parliament, the famously straight-talking Win Myint has said he would focus on...

HC rejects writ petition on Article...

HC rejects writ petition on Article...

Court

Sun, Mar 18 2018

Earlier on March 11, the court set March 18 for delivering its judgment on the writ petition

The right to a fair trial

The right to a fair trial

Sadiya S Silvee

Wed, Feb 28 2018

How can we enhance our trial system?

Striking a balance between contempt...

Striking a balance between contempt...

Tasmiah Nuhiya Ahmed

Tue, Feb 27 2018

We must endeavour to protect freedom of thought and conscience

A matter of equality

A matter of equality

Nur E Emroz Alam Tonoy

Mon, Feb 12 2018

Equal rights for women are guaranteed by our constitution, no matter what some may say

Ershad: JaPa wants election as per constitution...

Ershad: JaPa wants election as per constitution...

Politics

Thu, Feb 1 2018

The JaPa chief said his party wants the next general election to be held as per the constitution, not...

Presidential election on February...

Presidential election on February...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jan 22 2018

President Md Abdul Hamid, who assumed office in 2013, will finish his five-year term on April 23

Marriage in the modern world

Marriage in the modern world

Re-thinking the true purpose of marriage

Anisul: New chief justice not needed...

Anisul: New chief justice not needed...

Court

Tue, Dec 26 2017

'I do not think a fresh appointment is necessary to hear this case. Five justices are capable of hearing...

SCBA: 16th amendment review appeal indicates...

SCBA: 16th amendment review appeal indicates...

Law & Rights

Mon, Dec 25 2017

'It appears from the recent activities of the government and the 94 points (grounds) of the review petition...

Vanished into thin air

Vanished into thin air

Raisul Islam Sourav

Sun, Dec 24 2017

What allows enforced disappearances to take place?

There’s no progress without energy

There’s no progress without energy

Raisul Islam Sourav

Tue, Dec 12 2017

Not only is energy a human right, it is inseparable from many other basic rights

Next polls under Hasina's government,...

Next polls under Hasina's government,...

Politics

Fri, Nov 17 2017

The law minister also called upon the country's people to give 'tooth-breaking response' if terrorist...

Ruling alliance to tackle 16th Amendment...

Ruling alliance to tackle 16th Amendment...

Law & Rights

Sun, Aug 13 2017

On July 3, the Supreme Court unanimously declared the 16th Amendment to the Constitution illegal, which...