Law & Our Rights

Law & Our Rights

Book Review / The Plight of Bihari Camps’ Residents in Bangladesh

In 2008, the High Court Division approved a petition and formally acknowledged the Biharis as Bangladeshi citizens.

Rights Watch / Data breach and information theft

Data breach takes place when confidential or sensitive information is stolen, leaked or accessed by unauthorised individuals or entities.

What do we know about the Anti-bullying/-ragging Policy for Educational Institutions

The Ministry of Education has recently issued a policy mandating strict measures titled as “Policy for the Prevention of Bullying and Ragging in Educational Institutions 2023” in an effort to combat the culture of bullying and ragging in all educational institutions throughout the country.

Judges, lawyers don’t need to wear black coats, gowns

Due to the ongoing heat wave across the country, lawyers and judges of lower courts are now not required to wear black coats and gowns in courts.

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"Land Law: Texts, Cases & Materials" by Professor Mohammad Towhidul Islam is a comprehensive primer to land laws in Bangladesh.

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Concerns over the recognition of pavement dwellers

Pavements are generally part of public property; but in Bangladesh a huge portion of them are used by homeless people for shelter and livelihood.

Bangladesh’s ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury

On 18 April 2023, Bangladesh ratified the Minamata Convention on Mercury, which will enter into force for Bangladesh on 17 July 2023.

Reviewing the Money Laundering Prevention Act, 2012

The offence of money laundering in Bangladesh has amplified drastically over the years due to a lack of regulatory mechanisms, legal complications, and organisational dysfunction.

UN rings the alarm on diminishing global press freedoms

Press freedom is under attack in every corner of the world, the United Nations chief said Tuesday, denouncing the targeting of journalists and the spread of disinformation.

Safe workplace crucial for sustainable development

Says law minister, urges all stakeholders to maintain int’l standards in every sector of production

Banning of the BFF General Secretary and FIFA’s legal procedure

On 14 April 2023, the apex controlling body of football – Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) – sanctioned Abu Nayeem Shohag, General Secretary of Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) for violating several provisions of the FIFA Code of Ethics (FCE) (2023 edition).

Questioning the ‘token repatriation’ of the Rohingyas

Last month, a delegation from Myanmar visited the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh to advance the talks in relation to the repatriation of the Rohingyas on a pilot basis. The Myanmar representatives planned to verify documents and repatriate around

The Proclamation of Independence 1971

Dr. Muhammad Ekramul Haque is a Professor of Constitutional Law and Comparative Constitutional Law at the Department of Law, University of Dhaka, of which he is also an alumnus. He did his PhD in Constitutional Law and International Law at