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The Week That Was

 Prime minister Sheikh Hasina advised the members of the parliaments to be careful while talking about country’s judiciary. She came up with the suggestion while attending Awami League executive committee meeting on Friday night...Human Rights Desk

The week that was

Former Advisor of caretaker government Dr Akbar Ali Khan demanded the judicial investigation over each and every attack on journalists. The eminent economist of the country came up with the claim while addressing a launching ceremony of The Daily Surjodoy held at the National Press Club Saturday...Human Rights Desk

The Week that was

The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is observed in the country as elsewhere across the world Tuesday to salute the 120,000 peacekeepers serving in 17 missions in some of the world’s most volatile and dangerous environments...Human Rights Desk

The Week in Law

 Law, justice and parliamentary affairs minister Barrister Shafique Ahmed Thursday categorically said the government is planning to form a tribunal in controlling cyber crimes. “The government is planning to form a tribunal to control the cyber crimes as the nature of cyber crimes are changing in line with change of information and technology,” he said...Human Rights Desk

The Week in Law

Chief Justice Mohammad Muzammel Hossain stressed on ensuring optimal use of Information and Communication Technology in judicial activities to bring dynamism and transparency...Human Rights Desk

The Week in Law

Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed her hope to see participation of all political parties of Bangladesh in the next general election of the country. She also urged all the political parties to create a congenial atmosphere for holding a free, fair and credible election through dialogue. Hillary Clinton came up with the plea in a meeting with opposition leader Khaleda Zia at her residence at Gulshan in the city on Saturday night...Human Rights Desk

The Week in Law

The International Crime Tribunal-1 fixed May 3 for taking deposition of prosecution witnesses in war crimes related case against detained BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury MP. The two-member tribunal led by Justice Nizamul Haque passed the order Sunday as the accused and his lawyers did not appear before it...Human Rights Desk

The Week in Law

National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of Bangladesh has issued an order to investigate the incident of physical assault on Advocate Shahanur Islam, founding secretary general of Justice Makers Bangladesh and also member of Dhaka Bar Association and Bangladesh Bar Council, by the police official in Mohammadpur police custody under Dhaka metropolitan police. NHRC asked the senior secretary of home ministry to submit the report after proper investigation forming a three member’s enquiry committee comprising a at least a deputy secretary of home ministry, a high level police official and a representative from human rights non government organization nominated by the aggressive party...Human Rights Desk

The Week in Law

 Indian Border Security Force (BSF) allegedly shot dead a Bangladeshi national in Shibganj Upazila. The victim was identified as Faruk, 25, son of Jasim Uddin, of Parchouka village of the upazila.  Victim’s father told banglanews, “Some people along with Faruk went to India to bring cattle at 12 am on Friday..Human Rights Desk

The Week in Law

Home Minister Advocate Sahara Khatun categorically said that the police would be directed to provide maximum security to journalists of the country. The Minister came up with the assertion Saturday inviting journalists’ leaders to a tea party at her city residence...Human Rights Desk

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