We congratulate the chief justice for his forthright identification of one of the main issues of concern for Bangladesh’s future: corruption.
Urgent solution is needed to this longstanding problem in Bangladesh's judicial process
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.
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.
The government has brought a reshuffle in the judiciary through transferring 40 assistant and senior assistant judges.
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.
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.