EU, envoys concerned over proposed digital security act 


Dhaka, Mar 25: Diplomats from 10 countries and the European Union (EU) ambassador on Sunday expressed their concern over four sections of the proposed digital security act.“They expressed concern over sections, 21, 28,32 and 25 of the proposed act and we presented our opinion. Further discussions will be held as we’ll meet again soon,” said Law Minister Anisul Huq after a meeting with the diplomats at the secretariat, reports UNB.

Anisul Huq assured them that they will look into the matter and talk to the authorities concerned.

The 10 countries are Germany, Sweden, the USA, Denmark, France, Canada, the UK, Spain, Norway and Switzerland.

While responding to a question from reporters about appointment of Lord Carlile as Khaleda’s lawyer, he said, “It’s very deplorable as the lawyer also worked for war criminals.”