M S Siddiqui

January 19, 2021
January 19, 2021

The need for a comprehensive definition of rape

Bangladesh follows a 150-year-old definition of rape given in the Penal Code, 1860, which happens to be a colonial holdover.

December 29, 2020
December 29, 2020

Vaccination is health right not a privilege

Bangladesh’s Globe Biotech is the only company, globally, to be listed with three vaccine candidates – DNA plasmid vaccine, Adenovirus Type 5 Vector and D614G variant LNP-encapsulated mRNA and...

December 10, 2020
December 10, 2020

Human rights during pandemic

Health is a human right and not a privilege. Human rights are fundamentally linked to global health in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 continues to grow at a rapid pace worldwide.

December 1, 2020
December 1, 2020

Bangladesh needs MSME law instead of SME policy

There is every reason to devote public resources to strengthen (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) MSMEs in any country. The MSMEs generate most of the employment opportunities in any country.

September 29, 2020
September 29, 2020

Contradiction in Law and Rule facilitates illegal sale of wood

The degradation of forest resources in Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT) started since British rule due to settlement of plain land people there and nationalisation of CHT forests to protect the same...

September 8, 2020
September 8, 2020

Analysing the Draft UN Treaty on business and human rights

Multinational enterprises (MNEs) are active in some of the most dynamic sectors of national economies with the capacity to assert a positive influence in fostering development.

August 11, 2020
August 11, 2020

Evaluation of factoring rule of Bangladesh Bank

Bangladesh Bank (BB) issued a circular on June 25, 2020 allowing factoring in Bangladesh. The Government of Bangladesh has not yet ratified the UNIDROIT Convention on International Factoring ...