Mohammad Golam Sarwar

May 6, 2021
May 6, 2021

Felling trees at Suhrawardy: Another ‘justified’ case of violation of environmental law?

Reportedly, a good number of trees including medicinal plants has been cut down as part of a project ‘to enhance the beauty and greenery’ of

May 4, 2021
May 4, 2021

Mainstreaming human rights in business to protect workers’ rights

A study led by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) revealed that more than 3,50,000 workers in the RMG sector have lost their jobs during Covid-19 pandemic while most of the workers have been laid off without proper compensation.

May 1, 2021
May 1, 2021

Mainstreaming human rights in business to protect workers’ rights

A study led by the Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) revealed that more than 3,50,000 workers in the RMG sector have lost their jobs during Covid-19 pandemic while most of the workers have been laid off without proper compensation.

April 13, 2021
April 13, 2021

What does the Quran say regarding polygamy?

It was not Islam that had initiated polygamy rather polygamy was the widespread customary practice in pre-Islamic Arabia which continued in the later ages by distorting the actual revelation of the Quran.

April 6, 2021
April 6, 2021

Polygamy: Interpreting quranic text in the light of context

It was not Islam that had initiated polygamy rather polygamy was the widespread customary practice in pre-Islamic Arabia which continued in the later ages by distorting the actual revelation of the Quran.

June 9, 2020
June 9, 2020

The legal framework on biodiversity conservation

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic reminds us the fact that if we destroy biodiversity, we actually collapse the system that supports human life to exist.

October 22, 2019
October 22, 2019

The outcome of any UPR or treaty body review should be placed before the parliament for deliberation and policy guidance

UPR may be described as an interactive dialogue about human rights situation between the state under review and other UN Member States. It entails immense importance in the present context. For instance, although it is said that human rights are universal, in practice states have a tendency to view their respective human rights situations as domestic matters.

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019
LAW

The unique case of Sultan Mansur's parliamentary membership

Amidst much confusion as to whether Gonoforum-elect MPs would join sessions of the 11th parliament, Mr Sultan Mansur, the elected MP from Moulvibazar-2 constituency under Gonoforum's banner, finally took his oath as a member of parliament on March 7, 2019.

March 12, 2019
March 12, 2019

Does culture and tradition always undermine women's human rights?

The (in) compatibility of women's human rights and custom, culture and tradition is one of the contested areas where women's rights

December 11, 2018
December 11, 2018

SEVENTY YEARS OF UDHR : The fight for human dignity

This year, Human rights day will mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR, 1948), the core