Parban Chakma

The writer is a Law Desk Intern, The Daily Star.

Right to education (in one’s mother language)

To promote multilingualism, to protect endangered languages, and to preserve linguistic diversity, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) declared 21st February as the “International Mother Language Day” back in 1999.

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Notable Decisions of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh

In view of the end of 2023, the write-up compiles certain landmark decisions that were handed down by the Supreme Court of Bangladesh last year.

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Laws and policies on plastic waste management

Plastic waste disposal is a serious issue for Bangladesh with only a small portion of the nation’s annual plastic waste production – which is estimated to be 2 point 4 million tons – getting recycled.

1y ago

Mobile Financial Services (MFS) regulation in Bangladesh

Mobile Financial Services (MFS) generally refers to electronic money services provided against a particular mobile or cell phone number of a client (termed as mobile account), where the record of funds is stored on the electronic general ledger.

1y ago

Banning of the BFF General Secretary and FIFA’s legal procedure

On 14 April 2023, the apex controlling body of football – Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) – sanctioned Abu Nayeem Shohag, General Secretary of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) for violating several provisions of the FIFA Code of Ethics (FCE) (2023 edition).

1y ago

Looking back at the laws enacted in 2022

2022 has been a busy year with a plethora of new legislations enacted. The Jatiyo Sangsad ( ”Parliament”) enacted a total of 21 legislations and amendments regulating different sectors. A notable few have been discussed below for the readers.

1y ago

How to seek information under the Right to Information Act 2009

Right to Information is one of the internationally recognised human rights. In 2009, we made a Right to Information Act to empower the

1y ago

50 Years of Bangladesh Constitution In a nutshell

Given effect from 26 March 1971, the Proclamation along with the Laws Continuance Enforcement Order, 1971 played a huge role in restoring internal legal system and solidifying the creation of the new sovereign state.

1y ago
December 1, 2020
December 1, 2020

The Chittagong Hill Tracts Regulation and its constitutional status

Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), is the only extensively hilly area in Bangladesh. Many indigenous communities have been living in this area from time immemorial.

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