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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

Restricting the rights not acceptable

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.

‘Freedom of speech curbed further during corona times’

‘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

‘IS bride’ Shamima security threat, UK govt tells court

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

Demonstrators hold up placards in front the Eiffel Tower during a protest against a bill that would make it a crime to circulate an image of a police officer's face, at Trocadero square, in Paris, France, on 21 November 2020

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 ...

Parliament

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

Parliament building

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

Graffiti of juvenile gangs

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 ...

Masdar Hossain

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 ...

Extensive application of probation is essential

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

State minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak
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