Law and Justice

A walkover for the colleagues

August 22, 2015
Shibabrata Barman
A walkover for the colleagues

A quick bail prematurely ending an earlier remand order and the release of a journalist may settle the dust for now. But there is an element of grave concern the Probir Sikdar whirlwind has brought to our attention and we should not overlook it. The legal procedures followed in the ICT lawsuit against this journalist...
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Posted in Law and Justice, Legal | 4 Comments »

No tears for thousands of other Rajans

July 15, 2015
Kayes Ahmed
No tears for thousands of other Rajans

#OPINION: Syed Ashraf falls, as Tajuddin Ahmad fell “One of the few decent men in politics today leaves government under a cloud that ought not to be there.” https://shar.es/1sHdWz Social media is in a state of froth about the beating to death of 10 year old Rajan at the hands of callous murderers. The Minister is...
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Posted in Abuse, Law and Justice | 12 Comments »

The damage that partisanship does

July 7, 2015
Syed Badrul Ahsan
The damage that partisanship does

Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha deserves our thanks. He has reminded us once again of the ills which keep our society in a bind. To be sure, these are maladies we have consistently and regularly suffered from. But when the Chief Justice speaks of them, when he reflects on the role of political partisanship...
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Posted in Law and Justice | 4 Comments »

For America, real progress achieved nearly by accident

July 2, 2015
David Dante Troutt
For America, real progress achieved nearly by accident

A couple carry an American flag and a rainbow flag during the annual Gay Pride parade in New York June 28, 2015. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz It is tempting to look for signs of America’s direction in the late June ritual of reading the U.S. Supreme Court’s most momentous decisions of the term. Last week’s rulings in...
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Posted in Achievement, Democracy, LGBT Rights, Law and Justice | 4 Comments »

Amending balance in a high-trapeze act

September 22, 2014
Ahmed Shafee
Amending balance in a high-trapeze act

One of my favourite TV channels was c-SPAN, which unfortunately my cable company does not provide any more. I could watch important US Senate Committee
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Posted in Law and Justice | 3 Comments »

Section 164

September 8, 2014
Ahmed Shafee
Section 164

“I have explained to (name) that he is not bound to make a confession and that, if he does so, any confession he may make may be used as evidence
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Posted in Human Rights, Law and Justice | 5 Comments »

RAB, writ and nuisance

May 21, 2014
Afsan Chowdhury
RAB, writ and nuisance

Does it really matter if the alleged RAB officials arrested for Narayanganj 7-murder case are tried, convicted and punished? The damage done to a variety of institutions
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Posted in Crime, Law and Justice | 7 Comments »

After Narayanganj

May 16, 2014
Syed Bashir
After Narayanganj

When men in uniform start killing those they are supposed to protect, it becomes a cause for national worry.
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Posted in Crime, Law and Justice | 16 Comments »

Maya must go now

Maya must go now

Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya has issued a statement, using his ministerial letterhead, claiming none of his family had any role in the crime
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Posted in Crime, Law and Justice, Politics | 21 Comments »

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