Law and Justice

Law and Justice

Cyber crime: 97 per cent cases dismissed

The BNP-Jamaat government in 2006 enacted the ICT act to deal with cyber crimes. In 2013 the Awami League government formed the cyber tribunal. Till September last year, 2658 cases were lodged with ...

Cyber crime: 97 per cent cases dismissed

‘Send us to jail if Jhumon not released’

Soumya Das was six-month-old when his father landed in jail. Soumya turned one on 12 September but the child’s father Jhumon Das is still languishing in jail. Soumya is yet to recognise his father. ...

‘Send us to jail if Jhumon not released’

‘IS bride’ Shamima says prepared to face terror charges in UK

Lawyers for Begum have accused Britain of racism in its treatment of her, accusing the government of making her a scapegoat

Shamima Begum

Charges framed in Abrar murder case afresh

The Speedy Trial Tribunal-1 framed charges afresh against 25 accused in the case lodged over the murder of Abrar Fahad, a student of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Abrar Fahad

Private universities must face punishment for violating rules: UGC

Many private universities are not following the existing rules and regulations, says UGC chairman Kazi Shahidullah

Private universities must face punishment for violating rules: UGC

Bangladeshi-American Nusrat recommended as New York judge

Nusrat had previously worked since 2008 at the national ACLU, including as deputy director of the ACLU Racial Justice Programme

Bangladeshi-American Nusrat recommended as New York judge

‘The state itself repressing Pori Moni’

Speakers at a protest rally in Shahbagh on Sunday alleged that the state itself is repressing actress Pori Moni in various ways

Pori Moni being taken to jail in a prison van

Dhaka University

Teachers’ association remains mum as BCL locks Asif Nazrul’s room

The Dhaka University Teachers’ Association did not issue any statement regarding the locking of the law department chairman's office, nor did the pro-BNP-Jamaat teachers' organisation do so

Posters against Dhaka University professor Asif Nazrul on campus, 18 August 2021

Arrest of Pori Moni and others

No trace of people behind the scenes

One thing we always say is that nobody is above the law. This applies not only to the accused or the offender, but also to those who are enforcing the law. Judging from that, we have certain reasons ...

No trace of people behind the scenes

Road safety v. Road Transport Act 2018

Even before enforcement of the RTA, the government initiated a review committee led by home minister Asaduzzaman Khan to amend the law and to woo the workers.

Students in Dhaka city demanding road safety
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