Farhaan Uddin Ahmed | The Daily Star
  • Farhaan Uddin Ahmed

    The writer is Lecturer in Law, School of Law, BRAC University

  • Bangladesh should host ICC’s proceedings in Cox’s Bazar

    On August 4, 2020, the legal representatives of three specific groups of Rohingya victims submitted a joint request to the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC), requesting it to direct the Registry of the Court to prepare an assessment of potential venues for holding the Court’s proceedings in a state other than the host state (i.e. the Netherlands) so that proceedings can be held in a location which is physically closer to the victims of the alleged atrocities, who are currently residing in various refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
  • Folk Fest registration controversy exemplifies the need for data protection law

    Recent events surrounding the use and sharing of personal data collected from users during registration for the recently concluded Dhaka International Folk Fest, has once again brought to the forefront the legal vacuum in the critical area of data protection in Bangladesh.
  • Sexual misconduct at the workplace and a culture of impunity

    Recently, Ms Pallavi Gogoi, the Chief Business Editor of National Public Radio, USA wrote a heart-rending but brave opinion piece in the Washington Post titled “As a Young Journalist in India, I was Raped by M.J. Akbar. Here is my Story.”
  • How Bangladesh should approach the Rohingya issue

    It is quite evident that Bangladesh will be playing a prominent role at the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) this year since the Rohingya crisis will be one of the dominating agendas for not only Bangladesh but also many other countries.
  • Bangladesh's observations on Rohingya deportation

    On April 9, 2018, in an attempt to work around the impasse in the Security Council and the fact that Myanmar is not a state party to