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Apr 15

Original Letter of Kamaruzzaman Revealed

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An article on the blog Khichuri presents an English translation of a prison letter written by deceased leader Muhammad Kamaruzzaman, the Assistant Secretary General of Jamaat-e-Islam Bangladesh, to the acting leadership of the organisation. He was executed by hanging on April 11, 2015. The original letter of Kamaruzzaman has been recently released for public viewing and …

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Nov 13

Lord Carlile’s letter to the Bangladesh High Commissioner: Halt controversial execution order of Kamaruzzaman

07 November, 2014 Lord Carlile of Berriew CBE QC  issued a letter which he sent to the Bangladesh High Commissioner in London. I write to you to express my grave concern regarding recent developments in Bangladesh. The Bangladesh International Crimes Tribunal (ICT) has passed three verdicts over recent days. Two senior Jamaat leaders have been sentenced …

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Nov 09

Bangladesh: Halt Execution of War Crimes Accused, says HRW

Death Penalty Should be Suspended Indefinitely; Trial Seriously Flawed NOVEMBER 9, 2014 Human Rights Watch is deeply concerned at news that the government has ordered the authorities at Dhaka Central jail to make preparations for the execution of Kamaruzzamn. Kamaruzzaman was transferred to Dhaka Central Jail following the appeals verdict, a signal that his execution …

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Dec 11

The curious case of Abdul Quader Molla

Mr. Abdul Qader Mollah is probably the most talked about Bangladeshi these days. The highest court in our country had ordered him to be executed through a questionable legal[1] process and in violation of international [2]and human rights [3]laws. Worrying yet is the huge pressure on the government, both from within and outside, to carry …

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Sep 16

Abdul Kader Mollah: Questions that will haunt your free mind

Abdul Kader Mollah’s appeal verdict will be given any day by the ICT. Few expect anything out of line from the judges, all of whom have been installed with the explicit blessing of the Awami League government, their political affiliation being of paramount importance. So let us recap back to the questions that will always …

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