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Supreme Court Rules Mandatory Death Sentences Unconstitutional (May 20, 2015) by Shameema Rahman

On May 5, 2015, the Appellate Division of the Bangladesh Supreme Court declared sections 6(2), 6(3), ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Crimes against children; Crimes against women; Sentencing; Supreme court
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Murder of Avijit Roy, American-Bangladeshi Blogger (March 20, 2015) by Shameema Rahman

Bangladeshi-American secular blogger Avijit Roy was killed by a number of assailants in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Freedom of religion; Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Sixteenth Amendment to Constitution Empowers Parliament to Impeach Justices (November 10, 2014) by Shameema Rahman

Bangladesh Act No XIII of 2014 amended the Constitution of Bangladesh, empowering Parliament ...

Topic: Constitution; Judiciary; Legislative powers
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Court Awards Control of Maritime Region (July 15, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On July 7, 2014, the Permanent Court of Arbitration, which is located in The Hague, issued ...

Topic: Alternative dispute resolution; Boundaries; International affairs; International organizations; Treaties and International Agreements/Maritime
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh; India

First Execution of War Criminal Convicted by International Crimes Tribunal (January 09, 2014) by Shameema Rahman

Islamist leader Abdul Kader Mullah, convicted of atrocities in Bangladesh's 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, ...

Topic: Capital punishment; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Tribunal Issues Death Sentences for War Crimes (November 12, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On November 3, 2013, the International Crimes Tribunal for Bangladesh handed down death sentences to two ...

Topic: Crimes against humanity; Genocide; War crimes
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

High Court Orders Property of Collapsed Building Owner Confiscated (May 14, 2013) by Shameema Rahman

On April 24, 2013, a multi-story building collapsed in Bangladesh, killing over 1,000 people. Five garment ...

Topic: Disasters
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Former Member of Parliament Receives Death Sentence (March 12, 2013) by Shameema Rahman

On February 28, 2013, the Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal (ICT), in its third decision to date, ...

Topic: War crimes
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Convicted War Criminal Sentenced to Death (January 25, 2013) by Shameema Rahman

A court in Bangladesh known as the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has sentenced a former leader ...

Topic: War crimes
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Bangladesh Urged to Accept Refugees from Burma (June 15, 2012) by Shameema Rahman

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged the Bangladeshi government to accept Burmese ...

Topic: Asylum
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh; United Nations

Maritime Dispute Adjudicated (April 12, 2012) by Shameema Rahman

On March 14, 2012, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) issued a ...

Topic: Boundaries
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh; Burma

Islamist Opposition Leader Arrested (January 17, 2012) by Tariq Ahmad

The former head of the opposition Jamaat-e-Islami party in Bangladesh, Ghulam Azam, was arrested on January ...

Topic: War crimes
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Homeless Persons' Treatment Under 2011 Law (November 07, 2011) by Shameema Rahman

The Vagrants and Shelterless Persons Act 2011 was passed by the Parliament of Bangladesh on August ...

Topic: Human rights and civil liberties
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal of Muhammad Yunus over Removal from Bank (May 12, 2011) by Shameema Rahman

The Bangladesh Supreme Court has rejected the efforts of Muhammad Yunus to appeal an order of ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

New Plant Quarantine Law Enacted (May 11, 2011) by Shameema Rahman

The Bangladeshi Parliament passed the Plant Quarantine Act 2011 on March 20, 2011. This Law provides ...

Topic: Agriculture and food
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Agreement to Build Nuclear Power Plant (March 15, 2011) by Shameema Rahman

On February 24, 2011, the Government of Bangladesh entered into a preliminary agreement with Russia in ...

Topic: Energy
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh; Russian Federation

Fatwa Killing Sparks High Court Inquiry, Directives (February 17, 2011) by Shameema Rahman

A recent rape and subsequent fatwa killing in Bangladesh have prompted the country's High Court to ...

Topic: Church and state relations
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Reciprocal "Work and Holiday Visa" Agreement (January 31, 2011) by Shameema Rahman

Bangladesh has become the latest country to join a reciprocal "work and holiday" visa agreement with ...

Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: Australia; Bangladesh

Former Prime Minister Evicted from Residence (January 05, 2011) by Shameema Rahman

Former Bangladesh Prime Minister and opposition leader Khaleda Zia was recently evicted from her government-owned house ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh

Bilateral Consultations Conducted (December 03, 2010) by Shameema Rahman

On November 1, 2010, Bangladesh and Pakistan conducted consultations at the foreign secretary level concerning a ...

Topic: International affairs
Jurisdiction: Bangladesh; Pakistan

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Last updated: May 20, 2015