Najrul Khasru

November 16, 2019
November 16, 2019
LAW

Every Life Matters

No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man’s permission when we ask him to obey it.” — Theodore Roosevelt

April 12, 2019
April 12, 2019
LAW

A tale of two women

IT was an evening in May 1989. Kiranjit Ahluwalia, an Indian woman living in a small town in England, served her husband his dinner.

April 24, 2018
April 24, 2018

Tap into resources abroad to develop human capital at home

Three years ago, the then president of Uruguay, José Mujica, travelled to Berlin to meet Chancellor Merkel. She had already been in office for 10 years and was well accustomed to receiving Third World leaders seeking monetary assistance to contribute to the development of their countries. If she thought she was about to meet another such leader, she was in for a surprise.

April 19, 2017
April 19, 2017

Human rights and detention of the mentally ill

The International Bill of Human Rights together with the CRPD provides a comprehensive charter, among other things, to be adopted by a ratifying state for a modern and non-discriminatory mental health system.

March 30, 2017
March 30, 2017

Bangladeshi expatriates' voting rights – and wrongs

The right to vote is a funda-mental right of citizenship, and this right is not affected by where a citizen chooses to live,” said Jean-Pierre Kings...

January 8, 2017
January 8, 2017

Review proposed citizenship law

On February 1, 2016, the Cabinet of Bangladesh government approved its draft Citizenship Bill 2016, paving the way for it to go through the Parliamentary procedure at a suitable time. That procedure is yet to be initiated.