Reflecting on the Anti-Terrorism Act 2009

2019 Global Terrorism Index says that Bangladesh is the most successful South Asian country in countering terrorism. The observations made by the Global Studies require an analysis of the legislative endeavours made by Bangladesh in combating terrorism.


The Anti-Terrorism Act was enacted in 2009 and subsequently it got amended in 2012 and 2013. In 2012, a major amendment was brought in by providing capital punishment for certain crimes committed under the Act. The amendment...