Psymhe Wadud | The Daily Star
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  • COVID-19 and the dilemma between life and livelihood

    India’s official record on COVID-19 human toll is more than a staggering 3,80,000 now, which, according to experts, might be far below the actual number.
  • August 15: A case against the doctrine of revolutionary legality

    Upon the murder of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the Father of the Nation, on August 15, 1975, the office of the President of Bangladesh was seized and eventually, the government powers were assumed by the usurpers.
  • Sketching out the shades of discrimination laws: Colourism in context

    The Black Lives Matter campaign inspired informed debates and discussions on racism and colourism across the world. In this backdrop, several notable beauty conglomerates recently decided to remove words like ‘white/whitening’ and fair/fairness from their products’ packs and communication with a view to evolving their skin care portfolio to a more inclusive vision of beauty.
  • Maze of belief-disbelief: Corroboration in rape cases

    Corroboration rule in rape cases has mostly evolved in the sub-continent including in Bangladesh as a rule of prudence as opposed to one of law. It implies that the solitary evidence of the alleged victim cannot be accepted as sufficient, rather it requires corroboration
  • Determining the extent of right to safe environment

    From the perspective of judicial enforcement, environmental rights can be divided into two kinds - substantive and procedural. A