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Bangladesh goes to polls on December 23

Mr. Huda also announced the plan for the use of electronic voting machines, or EVMs on a limited scale. Bangladesh will hold the general election on December 23 and for the first time will use electronic voting machines on a limited scale, the electoral body announced on Thursday, amid an impasse between the government and […]

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Bangladesh enacts digital law amid widespread protests

The Digital Security Bill, 2018 was passed by the Parliament to deal with cybercrimes, including hurting the religious sentiment, negative propaganda against the 1971 Liberation War and illegal activities in e-transactions and spreading defamatory data. Bangladesh’s president on Monday signed a controversial digital security act into law amid widespread protests by journalists and rights groups […]