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How Section 57 morphed into Digital...

How Section 57 morphed into Digital...

Law & Rights

Fri, Aug 10 2018

Many criticized the matter, saying the government had just modified the ICT Act’s Section 57 and...

Digital security law will be fixed,...

Digital security law will be fixed,...

Law & Rights

Tue, May 22 2018

Owners of private television channels, the Editors' Council, and the Bangladesh Federal Union of...

Govt rejects UPR recommendations on...

Govt rejects UPR recommendations on...

Law & Rights

Fri, May 18 2018

Bangladesh first submitted its report to the UPR in 2009

Minister: Government taking Digital...

Minister: Government taking Digital...

Law & Rights

Wed, May 2 2018

'The proposed act is meant for controlling digital crimes. Not to curtail freedom of the press,' says...

House panel to discuss Digital Security...

House panel to discuss Digital Security...

Law & Rights

Sun, Apr 22 2018

As per the bill, digital forensic labs, and a digital security agency under the Prime Minister's Office...

Editors for scrapping Section 32 of...

Editors for scrapping Section 32 of...

Law & Rights

Wed, Feb 7 2018

If implemented, Section 32 of the new digital security law will create an oppressive environment for...

‘I will represent journalists if they...

‘I will represent journalists if they...

Law & Rights

Tue, Feb 6 2018

'This section will only come into effect if the authorities find evidence that espionage has been carried...

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...

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...

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...

14-party leaders concerned about draft...

14-party leaders concerned about draft...

Politics

Wed, Jan 31 2018

Several leaders of 14-party alliance urged the government to reconsider the Digital Security Act as they...

‘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...

A draconian measure that will take us...

A draconian measure that will take us...

Editorial

Wed, Jan 31 2018

Not only does the law appear to contradict the principles of press freedom and transparency in state...

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...

Govt high-ups in discomfort with Article...

Govt high-ups in discomfort with Article...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jan 31 2018

Despite law minister’s assurance, there are apprehensions that Article 32 will be used to gag the...

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...

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...