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Country: Bangladesh - Month updated: June 2020

  1. Bangladesh - - Law, Act

    Digital Security Act, 2018. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-10-08 | BGD-2018-L-110029

    The Act is enacted to ensure National Digital Security and enact laws regarding Digital Crime Identification, Prevention, Suppression, Trial and other related matters.

    Of note: the Act includes a jail sentence of up to 14 years for any "propaganda or campaign against liberation war, cognition of liberation war, father of the nation, National Anthem or National Flag" (Section 21). Section 31(1) provides that a person may be jailed for up to 10 years if the "destroy any communal harmony or create unrest or disorder".


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