Human Rights Law

  1. Human Rights Law
  2. Right to Privacy
The term ‘defame’ refers to causing harm to someone’s reputation by spreading false information, and causing a lot of damage as a person’s reputation is typically worth more than their actual assets. According to English law, defamation is generally classified into two categories: libel and slander. In English Law, there are distinctions between libel and […]
  1. Human Rights Law
  2. International Law
1. Introduction Nowadays the vast majority of armed conflicts are non-international in character. While international law regulates extensively the use of force among states, internal conflicts are beyond the reach of the law in terms of jus ad bellum. Accordingly, non-international armed conflicts (NIACs) are neither lawful nor unlawful under the current legal framework. This […]
  1. Constitutional Law
  2. Court Corridor
  3. Court Corridor 2020
  4. Criminal Law
  5. Human Rights Law
  6. Judgments of Supreme Court of Bangladesh
This edition of ‘From the Court Corridor’ curates notable pronouncements of the High Court Division (HCD) and the Appellate Division (AD) of the Supreme Court (SC) of Bangladesh during August. In August the HCD partially resumed physical hearing for the first time since March 2020. The chief justice constituted 18 regular benches for the physical […]
  1. Case Comments
  2. Constitutional Law
  3. Human Rights Law
  4. Judgments of Supreme Court of Bangladesh
  5. Right to Equality
  6. Right to Justice
In 2017 the High Court Division (hereinafter HCD) declared mobile courts led by executive magistrates as illegal holding that it is ‘a frontal attack on the independence of the judiciary and is violative of the theory of separation of power.’ However, the judgment has, since then, been stayed by the Appellate Division (hereinafter AD). Meanwhile […]
  1. Constitutional Law
  2. Human Rights Law
  3. Right to Privacy
The main aim of this article is to delineate privacy as an individual right with respect to the Indian scenario and to show how the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 is a divergence from that idea. It took about 60 years for Indians to have their right to privacy cemented. The first time when the […]
  1. Genocide and Justice Studies
  2. Human Rights Law
  3. Right to Justice
Where is justice located? Is it in the law? In the courts? Is its aim retribution for harms incurred? Punishment and revenge? What role does the law play in reckoning and reconciling with human rights violations in times of mass violence? The first people’s tribunal in the 1960s expanded our understanding of justice beyond the […]
  1. Court Corridor
  2. Court Corridor 2020
  3. Criminal Law
  4. Human Rights Law
  5. Right to Equality
  6. Supreme Court of Bangladesh
This edition of ‘From the Court Corridor’ highlights eight noteworthy pronouncements of the High Court Division (HCD) and the Appellate Division (AD) of the Supreme Court (SC) of Bangladesh during February.  Banning gender detection of unborn babies In January Advocate Ishrat Hasan filed a writ petition asking the HCD to prohibit the purchase, use and […]
  1. Constitutional Law
  2. Court Corridor
  3. Court Corridor 2020
  4. Human Rights Law
  5. Prison System
  6. Right to Employment
In this blog, I have curated notable decisions of the High Court Division (HCD) and the Appellate Division (AD) of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh in January 2020. Banning single-use plastic products within one year Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) and ten other rights organizations jointly filed a public interest litigation (PIL) submitting that single-use […]

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