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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...

International Day of the World’s Indigenous...

International Day of the World’s Indigenous...

Law & Rights

Thu, Aug 9 2018

Repression on indigenous women fuels their migration

Report: 32 indigenous women, children...

Report: 32 indigenous women, children...

Law & Rights

Wed, Aug 8 2018

Speakers say marginalization of indigenous communitiesis still very prevalent in Bangladesh

Cabinet approves Road Transport

Road Transport Act draft with 5yr jail...

Law & Rights

Mon, Aug 6 2018

Five-year imprisonment, Tk5 lakh fine for maximum penalty; capital punishment for ‘voluntary’...

No capital punishment in draft road...

No capital punishment in draft road...

Law & Rights

Thu, Aug 2 2018

The proposed law will be tabled in the next Cabinet meeting

Obaidul: Draft road transport act to...

Obaidul: Draft road transport act to...

Law & Rights

Wed, Aug 1 2018

This initiative will bring discipline back to roads across the country, said Obaidul Quader at a press...

Speakers: Trafficking needs a global...

Speakers: Trafficking needs a global...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jul 30 2018

According to USAID statistics, a record 1,008,525 Bangladeshis migrated as labourers in 2017 and 13%...

RAB DG wants special courts for drug...

RAB DG wants special courts for drug...

Law & Rights

Sun, Jul 29 2018

'A special court, comprising three members, can be formed in every district by appointing retired...

Mustafa Jabbar: Digital Security Bill...

Jabbar: Digital Security Bill likely...

Law & Rights

Thu, Jul 26 2018

The trial of the cases filed under Section 57 of the ICT Act will continue under the same act until the...

State minister: Amendments to labour...

State minister: Amendments to labour...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jul 24 2018

State Minister for Labour and Employment Md Mujibul Haque said child labour cannot be completely uprooted...

Bangladesh Women’s Humanitarian Platform...

Bangladesh Women’s Humanitarian Platform...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jul 23 2018

The goal of this platform is to ensure appropriate humanitarian response for women, girls and children...

Report: Half a million people enslaved...

Report: Half a million people enslaved...

Law & Rights

Fri, Jul 20 2018

North Korea, Eritrea and Burundi have the highest percentage of their populations enslaved, the study...

Tougher punishment for false mental...

Tougher punishment for false mental...

Law & Rights

Mon, Jul 16 2018

Cabinet approves Mental Health Act draft, which will replace the 105-year-old Lunacy Act

DU, RU served with legal notice for...

DU, RU get legal notice for inaction...

Law & Rights

Sun, Jul 15 2018

A team of Supreme Court lawyers sent the legal notice to the DU and RU authorities on Sunday

Writ seeks HC directive on physicians’...

Writ seeks HC directive on physicians’...

Law & Rights

Wed, Jul 11 2018

Apex Court lawyer Dr Bashir Ahmed filed the writ petition with the High Court on Wednesday

Speakers call for national commission...

Speakers call for national commission...

Law & Rights

Tue, Jul 10 2018

Speakers at a program on Monday stressed the need to set up a national commission for children to ensure...

Domestic violence against women...

Domestic violence against women...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 3 2018

Incidents of domestic violence have shot up in recent months in Bangladesh with nearly 750 cases reported...

Report: 209 indigenous people victimized...

Report: 209 indigenous people victimized...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jul 2 2018

Of these, 23 were women who were murdered, raped, or sexually harassed

Myanmar promises same freedom for Rohingyas...

Myanmar promises same freedom for Rohingyas...

Law & Rights

Fri, Jun 29 2018

A leaked copy of an MoU, signed recently by Myanmar and the UN refugee and development agencies, says...

Countries must respect responsibilities...

Countries must respect responsibilities...

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Jun 28 2018

Masud Bin Momen, the country’s permanent representative to the UN, told a General Assembly debate...

Gazipur city polls: Law enforcement...

Law enforcement on high alert for GCC...

Nation

Mon, Jun 25 2018

About 80% of the polling centres have been identified as vulnerable or risky