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Rivers and our future

The Daily Star organised a roundtable titled ‘Rivers and Our Future’ on June 4, 2022. Here we publish a summary of the discussion.

DU Law Faculty organises special lecture on the ideology of postcolonial states

On August 4, 2022 the Faculty of Law, University of Dhaka organised a special lecture event titled as “The ‘Ideology’ of the Postcolonial State: Some Critical Reflections on Nation-Building, Liberal Individualism, and Development”.

The ICJ Judgment (Preliminary Objections) of the Rohingya Genocide Case

Though an application raising preliminary objections is classified as an “incidental proceeding” before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), its outcome is very crucial in determining the prospects of a case before it.

Mitigating Inland Maritime Incidents with Law

In the last two decades, the inland maritime accidents have accelerated in the country and over six thousand people have lost their lives, were injured, or went missing in such accidents. By the beginning of 2022, several accidents have already occurred and over 50 people have lost their lives.

Traffic Jam: The Riddle to Be Solved

One of the ugliest sides of a city is traffic jam and Dhaka city is in its ugliest shape in recent times.

Advocating for bringing uniformity to maternity benefit provisions

Maternity benefit is a well-recognised statutory right of employed women across the world, including in Bangladesh.

National Moot Court Competition held at BUP

Department of Law at Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) and BUP Law and Moot Court Club (BUPLMCC) jointly organised a

Who owns what?

More often than not, the statutes remain silent or they do not have enough words to meet the requirements of establishing justice.

Pornography and violence against women

Earlier this year, research report titled “Impact of easy accessibility of pornography on the internet and its relevance with violence against women and girls in Bangladesh” was published by Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF).

To improve ADR system under the labour law in Bangladesh

For dispute resolution through alternative methods, prior to making a claim in courts, Bangladesh Labour Act, 2006 (herein after ‘the Act’) has provided for two mechanisms, one is available under section 33 of the Act (a complaint in writing to the employer) and the other is accessible only when it is an industrial dispute and raised by a collective bargaining agent or employer within the meaning of section 2(62) read with section 209 of the Act.

What was the aspiration of the mother language movement?

This year we commemorated the 70th anniversary of our language movement, which established the syncretic character as a nation and outstretched the notion of the right to mother language all over the world.

New Patent law passed in the parliament

Particularly in light of the global discourse on patent law in relation to the availability of vaccines for the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for a comprehensive and up-to-date regime on patent law was highlighted by academics and policymakers.