Application of Fundamental Rights of Bangladesh Constitution: An Analysis on the Light of International Human Rights Instruments

Faizunnessa Taru


This paper is an attempt to explore fundamental rights which is incorporated in our constitution on the basis of international human rights law. Bangladesh is a deltaic country situated in the Bay of Bengal having over 160 million of people. In spite of ratification of many international human rights instruments, every year many peoples are deprived to exercise fundamental rights because of political unrest. The Fundamental Rights of Bangladesh Constitution themselves have no fixed content, most of them are empty vessels into which is generation must pour its content in the light of experience. The study intends to examine violation of fundamental rights in the light of present situation. Furthermore, this paper attempts to examine the general criticisms of the enforcement of fundamental rights and desirability of judicial activism in the fulfillment of such right. The main purpose of this paper is to ensure fundamental rights by imposing the international human rights instruments by the political parties as well as our domestic court.

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