Psymhe Wadud

October 9, 2018
October 9, 2018

'Good guy versus bad girl' syndrome

In Bangladesh, the standard of proof in prosecution of crimes is beyond-every-reasonable-doubt. And any contradiction(s) within the entire fabric of the case can weaken the prosecution by casting...

May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018

AN ASPECT OF FREEDOM OF RELIGION

Article 39 of the Constitution guarantees freedom of thought, conscience and expression. Freedom of expression ranges from the

March 6, 2018
March 6, 2018

Women's pledge to fight against all kinds of dominance

Law Desk (LD): Last year was eventful. The enactment of the Child Marriage Act widened a new dimension of discourse on conceptualising the fate of the women (specially girl children) in Bangladesh....

February 20, 2018
February 20, 2018

Through the specs of law, language and others

In the post World War I era, self-determination emerged as a purely political concept and not as a norm of international law.

November 7, 2017
November 7, 2017

Child marriage: A maze of dialectics

A High Court Division (HCD) bench comprising of Justice Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque and Justice Mohammad Ullah, has issued a suo motu

September 26, 2017
September 26, 2017

Secularism and the virtue of tolerance

Secularism, as one of our fundamental state policies, was unanimously adopted by the Constituent Assembly. The Assembly was of the

August 22, 2017
August 22, 2017

On the 16th constitutional amendment verdict - for and against

Hon'ble Chief Justice, made it clear that unlike what is alleged, the judiciary is not beyond scrutiny and supervision.

July 4, 2017
July 4, 2017

Clarity of ‘consent’ in rape law

The indictment hearing of the sensational Banani rape case is scheduled to begin on 9th July, 2017. This in turn marks an official

May 30, 2017
May 30, 2017

Religious minorities and fake denials

Bangladesh accepted changes for the Muslim majority through the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance 1961 which it inherited after it

April 11, 2017
April 11, 2017

Draft Rules on the Child Marriage Restraint Act 2016

Under the delusional conception of decreasing child marriages with the aid of the controversial 'exceptional clause', draft Rules have