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Through the specs of law, language and others

Through the specs of law, language and others

In the post World War I era, self-determination emerged as a purely political concept and not as a norm of international law.

Learning land law comprehensively
Law & Our Rights

Learning land law comprehensively

LAND Law: Texts, Cases & Materials by Dr. Mohammad Towhidul Islam, Professor of Law at University of Dhaka, is the reflection of the

  • Laws governing us in the outer space

    Considering the recently heard-of luxury trips to the moon by business tycoons, and with the earth looking forward to send manned

  • Martin Luther King day celebrated

    Every year citizens across the world celebrate the life of the US civil rights movement's best-known spokesman and leader on Martin

  • Your Advocate

    This week Your Advocate is Barrister Omar Khan Joy, Advocate, Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He is the head of the chambers of a

  • Intensive learning on genocide and justice

    The Center for the Study of Genocide and Justice (CSGJ), Liberation War Museum (LWM) organised its 4th Winter School on 'Genocide,

  • The 8th Distinguished Law Lecture Series held at UAP

    On Tuesday, 16 January 2018, the Department of Law and Human Rights, University of Asia Pacific (UAP) organised the 8th UAP Distinguished Law Lecture Series 2018 in its city campus at Green Road.

  • ‘We better focus on restoring Article 116 to its original form'

    Justice M A Matin is a retired Judge of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh. He was appointed as Additional

  • Criminal breach of trust

    Section 405 of the Penal Code, 1860 begins with the phrase 'whoever, being in any manner entrusted with property or with anAy

  • Contextualising cyber harassment

    Technological advancement in ICT has provided diverse opportunities for empowerment and participation of women in various sectors.


    In 2010, the government resumed the post war justice out of a commitment to end the culture of denial and impunity. It was assumed that - many (if not all) of the perpetrators - will be brought to justice.

  • Takeout(s) Ltd: Trademark infringement and/or passing off?

    The question of whether Takeout Ltd (hereinafter “Takeout”) is associated with Takeout 2.0 Cafe & Restaurant Ltd (hereinafter “Takeout 2.0”) is vehemently answered in the negative.

  • Compensation for the crime victims

    With the increasing emphasis on human rights and notion of restorative justice, awarding compensation to crime victims is being utilised in furtherance of more effective and compassionate criminal justice in

  • NILS-BD organises law career workshop at CU

    The Bangladesh Chapter of Network for International Law Students (NILS-BD), a non-profit institution contributing to the legal field of education, has organised the first ever Law Career Workshop in Bangladesh coupled with exclusive internship opportunity, titled 'Career opportunity: Way to thriving legal industry', in association with Department of Law,

  • Noteworthy SC Verdicts of 2017

    2017 has been a remarkable year for the higher judiciary of Bangladesh. While legal scholars dissect, analyse and

  • Right to food security

    A report published in The Daily Star (December 23, 2017) regarding food security situation in Bangladesh revealed

  • Laws in 2017

    2017 has been a rather busy year in the judicial calendar. We have seen decisions generating new ideas, and we have

  • Rohingya genocide & the politics of terminologies

    Rohingyas are now the world's most persecuted community. World powers and rights advocates however struggle hard in finding an appropriate terminology for the persecution.

  • Your Advocate

    My paternal uncle passed away recently, he and I shared a very close relationship and he always took keen interest in my life and wellbeing.

  • 'Judicial divorce' as exit

    Present Muslim divorce Laws in Bangladesh allow husbands to pronounce divorce unilaterally. The only restriction imposed on this unilateral exercise of power is to serve notice to the wife according to section 7 of the Muslim Family Laws Ordinance

  • United we stand, divided we fall

    Solidarity is identified in the Millennium Declaration as one of the fundamental values of international relations in the 21st Century.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Why a dispassionate & thorough investigation is required

    Many may say that the way the out-going Chief Justice Sinha has resigned from his office may have saved our highest court from a

  • MERGER OF BANKS : A rescue mechanism

    Rejecting the proposals for the formation of 2 (two) new commercial banks in Bangladesh, the Bangladesh Bank has indicated that the

  • Environment and industrialisation

    Bangladesh is a densely populated country and generally most of the industries of this country are situated in the midst of residential

  • Call for ensuring quality education

    The World Human Rights Day that bears also special significance for Bangladesh which is an outcome of one of the human rights, i.e.

  • Legal approach to cyber privacy

    The contemporary development of technology has changed lives in many ways. A new interconnected space called cyberspace has

  • Stand up for human rights

    This year's commemoration of Human Rights Day marks the beginning of a year-long celebration of seven decades since the adoption

  • Human rights for better future

    Human Rights Day falls on 10 December every year, the day when, back in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights – the


    The nine-month long war of liberation was fought in 1971 to defend, among others, people's rights, liberty and freedom. One of the

  • DMUCS-TIB Anti Corruption Moot Court Competition 2017 held at DU

    Dhaka University Moot Court Society (DUMCS), the pioneer mooting institutionorganisation in the country, in collaboration with Transparency International Bangladesh (TIB), organised the Anti Corruption Moot Court Competition from December 7-9, 2017 at the University of Dhaka (DU). Law students from 16 different public and private

  • Seminar on Bangladesh's initial state party report on ICCPR held at EWU

    East West University (EWU) Law Club organised a seminar titled 'A face-off worth remembering: The Consideration of Initial State Party Report of Bangladesh on the ICCPR' on the 30 November

  • Rohingyas: The victims of 'hidden genocide'

    With an aim to collect the narratives of atrocity that the Rohingya people started facing after the 25th of August,