Farhaan Uddin Ahmed

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

March 3, 2018
March 3, 2018

In search of justice

In recent times, numerous international rights organisations and leaders across the world have been arguing for the referral of the “ethnic cleansing” campaign of the Rohingyas in Rakhine State, Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The world at least owes the Rohingyas an acknowledgement of their pain and suffering, as a fact, by holding the culprits and the instigators of the ethnic cleansing

November 21, 2017
November 21, 2017

Rohingyas' dignified return to their homeland

Negotiat-ions are ongoing between the governments of Bangladesh and Myanmar to formulate a plan to repatriate the Rohingyas who have sought refuge in Bangladesh fleeing the atrocities perpetrated by the Myanmar military.

October 25, 2017
October 25, 2017

Case for a UN Interim Administration in Rakhine

The situation has been further aggravated by the fact that host Bangladesh is itself a poor country, with a high population density, and that the country's southeast region is not the most geographically accessible area, with hilly terrains and lack of proper infrastructure.

May 7, 2017
May 7, 2017

Protecting data in Digital Bangladesh

The Digital Revolution in the latter half of the 20th century ushered in the Information Age; a period in human history featuring four key innovations: personal computers, the internet, smartphones, and data.

February 7, 2017
February 7, 2017

An assault on state immunity

On 28 September 2016, ignoring the veto of the then US President Barack Obama , both houses of the US Congress enacted the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA).

January 7, 2017
January 7, 2017

Blocking pornographic websites Counterintuitive and futile

Furthermore, blanket blocks on pornographic websites have been tried and consequently discarded in developed and developing countries around the world without much success and noticeable improvements, the internet is way too vast, expansive, and free for such measures to bear any fruits.