Section 57

Section 57 to be there but with some changes

The cabinet is likely to approve the Digital Security Act-2018, incorporating section 57 of the ICT Act in the proposed law with some modifications despite outcries from rights activists and...

November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017

No decision yet on section 57

The government will clarify its position on the controversial section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology Act while placing the proposed Digital Security Act before the parliament,...

November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

Section 57: Over 300 cases filed this year

Cases filed under section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology Act are piling up, as the government is "undecided" what to do with the controversial section.

November 4, 2017
November 4, 2017

Section 57 of ICT Act: Man held over Facebook post

Another man was arrested under controversial section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act over an alleged Facebook post.

November 2, 2017
November 2, 2017

Journo sued under Section 57, sent to jail

Another journalist has been arrested under controversial Section-57 of the Information and Communication Technology Act.

August 14, 2017
August 14, 2017

A loyalist's guide to Section 57

Subodh is a young dissident who refuses to accept things as they are, and is running because his refusal—or defiance—makes him vulnerable. But what if Subodh didn't have to run away?

August 11, 2017
August 11, 2017

Don't file cases without nod from centre

Amid allegations of gross misuse of the ICT Act's section 57, the ruling Awami League has directed the party men to obtain permission

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

Advice must before cops accept case

From now on, police have to take advice from the legal wing of the Police Headquarters before recording any case under section 57 of the ICT Act.

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

Another journo sued under 57 for FB status

Another journalist has been sued under section 57 of the Information and Communication Technology Act for giving a status on Facebook.

August 2, 2017
August 2, 2017

Section 57: Counsel from police HQ must to accept case

From now on police have to take advice from the legal wing of the police headquarters before registering any case under the section 57 of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Act.

August 2, 2017
August 2, 2017

Khulna journo held under section 57 gets bail

The Khulna-based journalist who was arrested under section 57 for a Facebook post over death of a goat secures bail amid national and international concern.