• Friday, August 29, 2014

Law And Our Rights

Rights Monitor

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Curbing freedom of expression

Curbing freedom of expression

Controversies evolving around the newly formulated National Broadcast Policy 2014 have become the issue of rejection and justification both from media outlets and government side. Being one of the highly contentious policies adopted by government, this policy is facing a widespread criticism by media stakeholders, rights groups and political parties. Undoubtedly, the policy...

Law Letter

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Justice not for all?

Justice not for all?

According to the Constitution of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, every citizen has the right to trial (Article 35), right to protection of law (Article 31) and they are equally treated before law (Article 27). This right is granted by our constitution as well as internationally recognised documents. In order to enforce such...

Law News

Published Date: August 19, 2014
World Humanitarian Day

The theme for the 2014 World Humanitarian Day is 'The world needs more…'  This theme is one of a kind with a vision to turn the world into aid by encouraging more people around the world to work for humanitarian aid. If one needs to know, International humanitarian law, is commonly known as the law of war or the law of armed conflict is a major part of public international law and comprises the rules in times of armed conflict,...

Law Analysis

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Expanding the horizon of PIL

Expanding the horizon of PIL

The activists greeted the positive outcome of the PAP 20 judgement with much enthusiasm. It opened the gate for public interest litigation (PIL) and removed all doubts and confusions about the validity of PIL cases. Yet, the first reaction was not a deluge of frivolous cases, petitions, letters or telegrams. It was soon apparent...