Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Law and Justice
Law and Justice
Madaripur DC's decision
Restricting the rights not acceptable
The Madaripur DC's directives to restrict youth people from going out after dark is an infringement of their rights
29 November 2020, 20:13
Interview: Jyotirmoy Barua
‘Freedom of speech curbed further during corona times’
Jyotirmoy Barua, lawyer at the Supreme Court, speaks in an interview with Prothom Alo about the human rights situation in the country and legal recourse for the people.
29 November 2020, 15:36
‘IS bride’ Shamima security threat, UK govt tells court
The Conservative government has asked the country’s highest court to decide if Shamima Begum, 21, can come back to pursue an in-person appeal of the 2019 decision to strip her of British citizenship
24 November 2020, 17:45
Protest against French bill to curb identification of police amid excessive use of force
Opponents say the law would infringe journalists’ freedom to report, and make it harder to hold police accountable for abuses such as excessive use of force - a growing public concern
22 November 2020, 09:59
Much-talked-about changes to rape law passed in parliament
In the proposed law, the punishment for rape is death penalty or life imprisonment. According to Article 9 (1) of the existing Women and Children Repression Prevention Act-2000, the punishment for ...
17 November 2020, 23:02
JS passes bill to ensure compensation for air passenger’s death, injuries
If the bill is transformed into a law, it will also help ensure proper compensation for the injuries of air passengers, damages of baggage or cargo goods in line with the Montreal Convention 1999
17 November 2020, 21:47
Teenage crime gangs
No attention given to alarming rise in juvenile crime
The authorities try to curb crime with mobile courts and haircuts. Only 700,000 juveniles are involved in government-initiated creative programmes
17 November 2020, 16:09
Interview: Masdar Hossain
'Mutation within eight days of land registration not possible'
Retired judge Masdar Hossain is most well-known for the iconic case of separating the the judiciary from the executive. He had also been the Inspector General of Registration. On 9 November this year ...
15 November 2020, 17:32
Landmark judgment in drug case
Extensive application of probation is essential
The gradual application of The Probation of Offenders Act to prevent and control crimes is a good progress. It is important to take into consideration the age and surrounding environment while ...
10 November 2020, 17:54
Draft of data privacy and localisation law prepared: Palak
State minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak has said that a draft of data privacy and localisation law has been prepared under the direction of prime minister’s ICT affairs adviser Sajeeb Wazed Joy
7 November 2020, 10:01