Bangladesh Judiciary

December 18, 2022
December 18, 2022

Delayed bail is delayed justice

Why will Bushra have to languish in jail if she’s innocent?

October 30, 2022
October 30, 2022

Apex court hamstrung by a judge crisis

Appointing more judges key to clearing huge case backlogs

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Trial drags on for 24 years: Man has no strength left for legal battle

As his name was called out, Ahad Ali stepped inside the courtroom and stood in the dock with both hands pressed together in a gesture of mercy, staring at the judge with pleading eyes.

August 26, 2019
August 26, 2019

Pro-BNP lawyers for action against graft in judiciary

Jatiya Ainjibi Oikyafront (JAO), a forum of pro-BNP lawyers, demands to the authorities concerned to take necessary steps through Supreme Judicial Council against all kinds of corruption from the judiciary.

May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019

40 judges transferred

The government has brought a reshuffle in the judiciary through transferring 40 assistant and senior assistant judges.

April 28, 2019
April 28, 2019

Only 13pc prefer courts for justice

Only 13 percent people of Bangladesh prefer going to courts to get justice, and the rest, despite having faith in the judiciary, would rather have community leaders solve their issues, according to Justice Audit Bangladesh 2018.

March 29, 2018
March 29, 2018

SC asks lower court judges to write Bangla dates with English ones

The Supreme Court administration directs the lower court judges to write the Bangla years and dates along with English ones in their judgments from now in order to show honour to the mother tongue -- Bangla.

January 7, 2018
January 7, 2018

‘Demand of separate secretariat for judiciary unrealistic’

Law Minister Anisul Huq rules out the demand of the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) for establishing a separate secretariat for the judiciary.

November 11, 2017
November 11, 2017

Respect to judiciary has to be ensured: Justice Wahhab

Justice Md Abdul Wahhab Miah, who is carrying out responsibilities of the chief justice, says establishing rule of law is a precondition for a democratic state and for that an environment of unlimited respect to the judiciary has to be ensured.

October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017

Gazette notification issued on CJ’s going abroad

The law ministry issues a gazette notification on the government order about Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha’s leaving for Australia on leave.