rule of law

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Is civilisation in decline, clashing or rejuvenating?

Rising uncertainties are making global compromise and cooperation more unlikely

August 23, 2022
August 23, 2022

Why Bilkis Bano’s rapists should be behind bars

Men who raped Bilkis Bano during 2002 Gujarat riots allowed to walk free on the same day that PM Modi promised to make the nation a better place for women.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Govt report on enforced disappearance masks a bigger problem

Justice for the victims of enforced disappearance must be ensured

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022

Don’t normalise living in fear

Bangladesh is a nation that is being carried almost entirely by the labour of its underprivileged and uneducated people, who slave away at garment factories and toil abroad to send back remittances.

June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018

Venezuelan security forces killed hundreds: UN

Venezuelan security forces suspected of killing hundreds of demonstrators and alleged criminals enjoy immunity from prosecution, indicating that the rule of law is "virtually absent" in the country, the United Nations says.

June 30, 2016
June 30, 2016

Rule of law or the will of some?

Even if the police establish Babul's involvement in the murder, they cannot force him to resign using it as a bargaining weapon. The police do not have such jurisdiction and any such action is unlawful. Babul's fate must be decided by the court. If found guilty and convicted, he will automatically be unfit to hold his job in the police force.

December 29, 2015
December 29, 2015

The stakes are way high

Bangladesh, despite making some significant improvements in economy, is yet to establish an egalitarian society based on accountability and the rule of law.

September 20, 2015
September 20, 2015

Noted citizens for decentralising power

Noted citizens stresses the need for decentralisation of power to strengthen democratic institutions and ensure the rule of law.

May 23, 2015
May 23, 2015

Excessive use of force - a remnant of colonial rule?

The deviation of policemen in the form of criminal acts and other illegal activities are always deplorable as they shake the foundation of society by eroding faith and trust in the rule of law.