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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.

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

Accessible book format for the persons with visual impairments

Intellectual property (IP) system often faces ethical conundrums when it comes to serve the poor segment or to secure larger societal goals instead of protecting corporate interests. Likewise, book...

Purchasing impunity in the name of 'compensation'?

On 19 June 2018, a pedestrian was struck and killed by a speeding SUV near Mohakhali flyover in Dhaka.

Unjustified termination of workers

MR. Ahmed (pseudonym), started his career with one of the renowned real estate companies in the Dhaka. After 21 years of continuing service, the company terminated him from his service with...

AN ASPECT OF FREEDOM OF RELIGION

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

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

August 20, 2019
August 20, 2019

Accessible book format for the persons with visual impairments

Intellectual property (IP) system often faces ethical conundrums when it comes to serve the poor segment or to secure larger societal goals instead of protecting corporate interests. Likewise, book...

May 7, 2019
May 7, 2019

Is ”Legal Aid” a constitutional right?

Political philosopher Charles de Montesquieu said, “In the state of nature...all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only...

April 30, 2019
April 30, 2019

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

March 19, 2019
March 19, 2019

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.

January 22, 2019
January 22, 2019

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...

November 27, 2018
November 27, 2018

Protecting 'Climate Induced Migrants' of Bangladesh

The annual report 2017 of Internal Displacement Monitoring Center-Bangladesh shows that, Bangladesh is impregnated with 946000 internally displaced people.

November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018

On norms of custody and guardianship

In Bangladesh, we follow Family Courts Ordinance, 1985 and Guardians and Wards Act, (GWA) 1890 while dealing with cases related to custody and guardianship of children.

October 9, 2018
October 9, 2018

Women's workplace in legal profession

The Constitution of Bangladesh envisages work as a right, assures the equality of opportunity and pledges to ensure participation of women in all spheres of public life.