1d ago| LAW ANALYSIS

Concerns over the proposed personal data protection bill

It has come to light through print and electronic media that the Government of Bangladesh has recently prepared a draft bill on the matter of personal data protection. Some very pertinent issues...

In the spirit of peace, recovering better for an equitable and sustainable world

In 2021, as we still fight the COVID-19 pandemic, we are inspired to think creatively and collectively about how to help everyone recover better, how to build resilience, and how to transform our...

Procedural waiver in writ jurisdiction: Should Tayeeb case be followed as general standard?

Enforcement of fundamental rights is itself a fundamental right within the constitutional scheme of Bangladesh, the basis of which is found in Articles 44 and 102(1) of the Constitution.

AI-enhanced Legal Professionals in Bangladesh The time is now

Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) is perhaps one of the most hyped-up terminologies in this version of the digital era and is no longer alien to the people at large.

3w ago| RIGHTS ADVOCACY

Protecting rights of performers on digital networks

In early days producers and performers of creative works could monetise the showing or viewing of performances effectively by selling tickets at the venues.

3w ago| Law Vision

Street law in medical negligence: Making tort law easy for the people

Street Law is a method of teaching practical law to the general public through interactive methods.  This year throughout February, iProbono (Bangladesh) hosted a series of virtual street law...

Inability to repatriate export proceeds and legal remedies for exporters

In Bangladesh, most of the exporters have to rely on bank loan for procuring the raw materials essential for the production of the goods/articles to be exported.

iProbono organises first-ever virtual street law workshop on medical negligence in Bangladesh

In February 2021 iProbono (Bangladesh) organised the first ever virtual street law programme on health rights and medical negligence in Bangladesh. 12

Forest management in Bangladesh: loopholes and inadequacies

Forests contribute to the economy and maintain ecological stability. Despite being a selfless auxiliary, forests in Bangladesh have been depleted and degraded in volume and area over the years.

Need for Sentencing Guidelines in Bangladesh

If an accused either pleads guilty or is found guilty by the court, he becomes an offender and is sentenced by the court. Generally, a criminal trial ends with a conviction or acquittal of an...

An overview of the Digital Commerce Operation Guidelines 2021

On 4 July, 2021 the Ministry of Commerce issued the Digital Commerce Operation Guidelines, 2021 pursuant to the National Digital Commerce Policy, 2018 (as amended in 2020) with the aim of ensuring...

Should Foreign Courts have the ability to effectively disqualify Bangladeshi MPs?

On 22 February 2021, the Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat, in accordance with Rule 178(4) of the Rules of Procedure of Parliament, issued an Extraordinary Gazette (No. 11.00.0000.863.09.001.19-30)...