Tag Archive: stopjudicialkilling

Jan 22

Political killing of JCD activist Morshed Alam Parvez in Noakhali

Morshed Alam Parvez (20), a youth associated with Chhatra Dal politics, was killed after terrorists fired upon him at Tinteri area, Shonapur Union, Shonaimuri upazila of Noakhali. This incident happened on Thursday night, the 15th of January, 2015, at about 11 pm. The deceased Parvez is son of Alamgir Hossain, who is resident of Kobiraj …

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Nov 13

BHRC calls for immediate suspension of death sentences handed down against Muhammad Kamaruzzaman and Motiur Rahman Nizami

London,11 November, 2014 STATEMENT The Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales (BHRC) calls for the immediate suspension of the death sentences handed down against Muhammad Kamaruzzaman and Motiur Rahman Nizami by the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT). Whilst BHRC cautiously welcomes the recent suggestion from the Attorney General that the execution of the capital …

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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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Nov 09

ICJ denounces spate of death sentences in Bangladesh

November 3, 2014 The ICJ deplores that in less than a week, Bangladesh courts ordered the death penalty in three cases. All three condemned men are leaders of the Jamaat-e-Islami, the country’s largest Islamist party and an ally of the main opposition party, Bangladesh Nationalist Party. On 3 November 2014, the Appellate Division of the …

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