We are shocked at the implications of a comment by Suranjit Sengupta that NGOs do not have the right to freedom of speech and the precedence it sets. Our bafflement at the Foreign Donations Regulation Act, 2016 continues to grow at the MP's comment. Bangladesh Daily Star, 5 days ago
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Lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta has slated critics of the recently passed law aimed at cancelling the registration of NGOs for 'malicious' statements on any constitutional body or for making subversive remarks. "NGOs don't have rights the media enjoy.Bdnews24.com, 1 week ago
The ruling Awami League formed its new Parliamentary Board and Local Government Nomination Board on the second and final day of the party's two-day national council at the Institution of Engineers, Bangladesh yesterday. The party formed the ...Bangladesh Daily Star, 4 days ago AL forms new Parliamentary Board, Local Govt Nomination Board Bangladesh Daily Star, 4 days ago AL forms new Parliamentary Board Daily Observer, 4 days ago AL new Parliamentary Board & Local Govt Nomination Board formed Daily Observer, 4 days ago
A new Bangladesh law regulating the work of foreign funded non-governmental organisations (NGOs) is intended to "intimidate" groups critical of the government, the head of a prominent anti-corruption watchdog has told Al Jazeera. The Foreign ...Yahoo! UK and Ireland, 1 week ago Bangladesh: New Law Will Choke Civil Society Human Rights Watch, 1 week ago Concern in Bangladesh over NGO regulation bill UCAN India, 1 week ago
Chief of a parliamentary standing committee has claimed that non-government organisations (NGOs) cannot have the right to freedom of expression as mentioned in the country's constitution. Freedom of expression and freedom of thinking are only for ...Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 week ago
Bangladesh - Parliament passes Foreign Donations Regulation Bill to deregister NGOs commenting against authorities
the Parliament of Bangladesh passed the Foreign Donations (Voluntary Activities) Regulation Bill 2016. This bill will further restrict the space for human rights NGOs in Bangladesh. According to the bill, any foreign funded NGO which engages in ...Front Line Defenders, 2 weeks ago News Analysis: Gagging law to hurt democracy Bangladesh Daily Star, 2 weeks ago JS passes Foreign Donations (Voluntary Activities) Regulation Bill, 2016 Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha, 3 weeks ago
Parliament has passed a bill with a provision to cancel registration of NGOs for 'malicious' statements on any constitutional bodies or subversive remarks. The provision is included in the Foreign Donations (Voluntary Activities) Regulation Bill, ...Bdnews24.com, 3 weeks ago NGOs to lose registration for slur Bdnews24.com, 3 weeks ago
DHAKA, Sept 29, 2016 (BSS) - Parliamentary standing committee on Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs in its 32nd meeting today has discussed thoroughly Bangladesh EPZ Labour Bill, 2016. Chaired by Suranjit Sengupta, the meeting was ...Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha, 4 weeks ago
The 12th session of the 10th Parliament has started with speaker Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury in the chair. The session will continue until Oct 10. The session began at 5pm on Sunday after a meeting of the Business Advisory Committee that decided the ...Bdnews24.com, 1 month ago JS session to continue till Oct 10 Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha, 1 month ago
Minister AKM Mozammel Huq, convicted of contempt by the Supreme Court, says what he did was 'not intentional.' "I may have violated my oath of office to defend the Constitution, but I did not do it intentionally," was how the Liberation War affairs ...Bdnews24.com, 1 month ago
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