RIGHTS ADVOCACY Offence of 'murder after rape'

Written By: Towhid
24/11/2015 17:03
Law and Order

Having law background, many of us often face the question that whether death penalty has been abolished in Bangladesh after the recent debate concerning Shukur Ali's case. The Supreme Court of Bangladesh on 5 May 2015 ruled over the unconstitutionality of certain provisions regarding....    Full story...

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Written By: Shahjahan
12/02/2015 15:27 08/02/2015 10:45
Law and Order

THE DISTRICT COUNCILS: A MOCKERY OF DEMOCRACY Ours is a democratic country. That’s precisely why democracy has been embodied as one of the lofty state principles in the Constitution of Bangladesh. Of course, there have always been controversies and debates as to how much democratic we....    Full story...

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Withdrawal of criminal cases as viewed by the Supreme Court of Bangladesh

Written By: Shahjahan
26/01/2015 16:56 26/01/2015 15:46
Law and Order

The administration of criminal justice is of paramount significance for all the countries the world over. Bangladesh is no exception, either. But sadly enough, the administration of criminal justice has all along been fraught with multifaceted crises in our country. Of all the ailments affecting....    Full story...

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Written By: Ahmedullah
11/05/2014 23:30
Law and Order

We are approaching five months since Kader Mollah was judicially murdered in Bangladesh by the government. Until the war crimes trial process, which started a few years ago, I did not even know who K Mollah was and only knew the names of a handful of Jamaatists, including Golam....    Full story...

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Written By: NazirAhmed
20/04/2014 22:47
Law and Order

One injustice creates many or multiple injustices. It is said “killing an innocent person means as if killing the entire humanity.” Miscarriages of justice have happened throughout the world in the past, even in the developed country like the United Kingdom [for example, Birmingham 6,....    Full story...

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A British citizen can be the Chief Justice of Bangladesh but not an MP!

Written By: NazirAhmed
01/04/2014 23:39
Law and Order

Constitutionally a dual citizen (e.g. a British citizen of Bangladeshi origin) can become the Chief Justice of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (i.e. by becoming a High Court Judge, then a Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, and then the Chief Justice) - but he cannot....    Full story...

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Five years of Pilkhana Massacre: A critical overview of the legal and inquiry process

Written By: NazirAhmed
09/03/2014 12:16
Law and Order

On 25th and 26th February 2009 some undisciplined soldiers of the then Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) killed 74 people including 57 army officials. The army officials include one Major General, two Brigadier Generals, sixteen Colonels, eleven Lieutenant Colonels, twenty three Majors and....    Full story...

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Reading Shah Ali Farhad in London

Written By: Fugstar
19/02/2014 16:13
Law and Order

With the brutality of the illegitimate Awami League Government of Bangladesh slothfully crawling onto a more international radar, a young(ish) lawyer from the hyper nationalist ICSF group puts forth a rather long winded legalistic article to pooh-pooh an idea that the government of Bangladesh has....    Full story...

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India’s stance, ground reality and constitutionality

Written By: NazirAhmed
06/01/2014 22:33
Law and Order

Terming yesterday's parliamentary polls as "constitutional requirement", India today reiterated its position that the ‘democratic processes must be allowed to take their own course in Bangladesh.’ ‘Elections in Bangladesh on 5th January were a ‘constitutional....    Full story...

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Can ‘Bangla’ be fully introduced in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh?

Written By: NazirAhmed
27/08/2013 23:33
Law and Order

Many people demand that ‘Bangla’ be fully introduced in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. ‘Bangla’ is our mother tongue and state language of Bangladesh. We are the only nation in the earth who sacrificed lives for the restoration of our mother tongue. When the month of....    Full story...

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Origin and history of the Constitution of Bangladesh

Written By: NazirAhmed
21/08/2013 23:34
Law and Order

Bangladesh became independent on 16 December 1971. After being released from the jail of Pakistan on 8 January 1972, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returned via London to independent Bangladesh on 10 January 1972. The following day on 11 March 1972, in his capacity as the President of newly independent....    Full story...

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Provisions for and against the rule of law in the Constitution of Bangladesh

Written By: NazirAhmed
06/08/2013 13:01
Law and Order

Introduction Rule of law is an internationally recognised concept.  Accordingly, Bangladesh recognises rule of law as a basic feature of its Constitution.  In Anwar Hussain Chowdhury v Bangladesh 1989 BLD, the Supreme Court of Bangladesh recognised the rule of law as one of the....    Full story...

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The place of rule of law in the Constitution of Bangladesh

Written By: NazirAhmed
05/08/2013 15:05
Law and Order

In fact, the term ‘rule of law’ is well placed in the Constitution of Bangladesh. Its Preamble states the ‘rule of law’ as one of the objectives to be attained. The Preamble, inter alia, says “ shall be a fundamental aim of the State to realise through the....    Full story...

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Murders and Revenge extrajudicial killings: Lawlessness reigns supreme in Bangladesh

Written By: MohammadHossain
03/09/2013 4:05 02/08/2013 9:34
Law and Order

It was a murder that took the nation by storm. In early hours on Tuesday the 30th of July, miscreants shot dead Reazul Haque Milki, Organising Secretary of ruling Awami League’s youth wing Juba League's Dhaka Metropolitan (south) unit in front of the Shoppers World at Gulshan road....    Full story...

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Dr M Zahir: an eminent jurist any country can be proud of

Written By: NazirAhmed
29/07/2013 22:18 29/07/2013 22:18
Law and Order

Dr M Zahir - an eminent jurist, constitutional law specialist and the country's leading company law expert - died in the Bangkok General Hospital, Thailand, at 10.30 (Bangladesh time) on Thursday, 11 July 2013 at the age of 74.   He was suffering from bone marrow....    Full story...

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