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Does the internet bring out the worst...

Does the internet bring out the worst...

Nibir Mostafa Khan

Thu, Sep 27 2018

The toxic culture online says a lot about human nature

Mainstream media is not the enemy

Mainstream media is not the enemy

Editorial

Thu, Sep 20 2018

It seems that many of the problems of Section 57 of the ICT Act will simply recur under a new name

A slippery slope, or a stepping...

A slippery slope, or a stepping...

SN Rasul

Thu, Sep 20 2018

Our myopia regarding press freedom requires a cure

Jabbar: Section 57 to be removed after...

Jabbar: Section 57 to be removed after...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 15 2018

The minister made the statement at the inauguration of a national debate program organized by Debate...

A hard act to follow

A hard act to follow

Opinion

Mon, Sep 3 2018

Expressing ourselves is part of being Bangladeshi

Room to raise your voice

Room to raise your voice

Editorial

Fri, Aug 10 2018

Laws such as these contribute to a distancing between the governing and the governed

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...

Number of ICT cases on the rise...

Number of ICT cases on the rise...

Law & Rights

Fri, Aug 10 2018

A total of 1,417 cases on cybercrime charges were filed with police between 2012 and June 2017, and during...

The question of Section 57

The question of Section 57

Law & Rights

Fri, Aug 10 2018

The law, considered draconian by many, has been widely criticized because of the loopholes it has for...

RU student held for defaming PM on social...

RU student held for defaming PM on social...

Nation

Tue, Aug 7 2018

Police say a case was filed against the student under section 57 of the ICT Act

HRW: Bangladesh skirts human rights...

HRW: Bangladesh skirts human rights...

Bangladesh

Thu, May 17 2018

A number of countries praised the government’s willingness to open the Bangladesh border and provide...

'Government should consult all stakeholders...

'Government should consult all stakeholders...

Law & Rights

Sat, May 5 2018

Constitution expert Dr Shahdeen Malik described the act as a move to “stop people from enjoying their...

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...

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...

An unjust law

An unjust law

Opinion

Thu, Nov 30 2017

It has no place in the law books of a country that claims to uphold freedom of expression

IGP authorisation required to sue journalists...

IGP authorisation required to sue journalists...

Bangladesh

Sun, Oct 8 2017

As of July 2017, there were 319 cases under Section 57 which are under trial

Don’t abuse the law

Don’t abuse the law

Editorial

Mon, Sep 25 2017

Laws exist to uphold justice, and such rampant abuse of the law does a disservice to our justice...

Two-thirds of cases filed under Sec...

Two-thirds of cases filed under Sec...

Law & Rights

Fri, Sep 22 2017

Police and courts find that most cases have no merit and have been filed to harass someone

AL men asked to carefully use Section...

AL men asked to carefully use Section...

Politics

Thu, Aug 10 2017

Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif said the directive was issued to prevent Awami League men...

Please don’t abuse the law

Please don’t abuse the law

Opinion

Thu, Aug 3 2017

We must have mechanisms in place to make sure the act is used judiciously