Until now, there was no account from the government that provided a picture on the extent of the use of the law.
The government is not taking OHCHR recommendations about the law into account.
It is our moral duty to condemn the arrest of Samsuzzaman Shams and demand his immediate release.
Secretary Lu’s visit, against these backgrounds, reiterated the message of the past year that the US would like to see a fair and inclusive election in Bangladesh and that it is concerned about the shrinking civic space.
Looking back at 2022, experts on the South Asian political and economic landscape would highlight the ongoing economic crisis for understandable reasons.
The government has not only curtailed freedom of expression and assembly, but it has also used state institutions to silence its critics and political opponents in a brutal manner.
It is imperative that we pay respect to him but what we need to recall is what was written on his bare chest and back, writes Ali Riaz.
The celebration of the 50th anniversary of the adoption of Bangladesh Constitution provides an opportunity to examine whether the country practised constitutionalism since the constitution came into effect.