6d ago| RIGHTS ADVOCACY

A call for overhauling the probation system

Under the supervision of a probation officer, the probationers are often discharged on the conditions to perform social, and community works like planting trees, reading books, taking care of...

1w ago| RIGHTS ADVOCACY

The Right to Repair and IP Rights in Bangladesh

Most of the corporations aim to block repair through making new devices such that they are even hard to be repaired by the third-party repairers much less the consumers.

The issue of competition law compliance for the e-commerce sector

Businesses are constantly complaining against the anti-competitive behaviours of the e-commerce platforms. The accusations against them are quite templatic: deep-discounting, self-preferencing,...

Protecting the workers of informal sector

International Labor Organization has demonstrated in its recent report that there are 2 billion workers across the world working in the

Three dimensions of access to justice for achieving SDGs

Goal sixteen of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) pledges 'ensuring access to justice for all' as a target to be achieved.

CHILD REPRESSION AND KILLING: Issues and the ways out

Child repression and killings have, in the last few years, increased precariously across the country, and the questions that have come to the forefront of the media relates to why such crimes have...

January 15, 2022
January 15, 2022

A call for overhauling the probation system

Under the supervision of a probation officer, the probationers are often discharged on the conditions to perform social, and community works like planting trees, reading books, taking care of...

January 8, 2022
January 8, 2022

The Right to Repair and IP Rights in Bangladesh

Most of the corporations aim to block repair through making new devices such that they are even hard to be repaired by the third-party repairers much less the consumers.

December 11, 2021
December 11, 2021

The issue of competition law compliance for the e-commerce sector

Businesses are constantly complaining against the anti-competitive behaviours of the e-commerce platforms. The accusations against them are quite templatic: deep-discounting, self-preferencing,...

December 4, 2021
December 4, 2021

The nuances of confessional statement made by a child

In a landmark judgment in Anis Miah v State, Criminal Appeal No. 6799 of 2011, a full bench of the High Court Division (HCD) deliberated on the “legal implication of confession made under section...

November 27, 2021
November 27, 2021

The use of foreign judgment in the legal system of Bangladesh

The judicial use of international laws, judgments in formal adjudicative courts is being seen and recognised around the world to an increasing extent.

November 13, 2021
November 13, 2021

Resolving disputes without involving the court

Mediation is one of the alternative ways of dispute settlement without taking resort to legal actions, whereby the parties select their mediator(s) and resolve disputes maintaining utmost...

October 16, 2021
October 16, 2021

The dynamics of Rohingya repatriation today

The safe repatriation of the Rohingya peoples has been much talked for a while; but during the pandemic, the relevant stakeholders have lightly taken the efforts to initiate the said repatriation.

October 5, 2021
October 5, 2021

Preventing wrongful imprisonment: The importance of introducing digitalised biometric identification

Zahir Uddin is the vice-principal of a madrassa with no criminal record. He was shocked when one fine day the police raided his house and harassed him.

August 31, 2021
August 31, 2021

Protecting rights of performers on digital networks

In early days producers and performers of creative works could monetise the showing or viewing of performances effectively by selling tickets at the venues.

May 5, 2020
May 5, 2020

COVID-19 and Human Rights

While countries around the world work to contain and limit the spread of COVID-19, certain human rights and allowable derogations become