Of punishment and clemency

August 2, 2011
Syeed Ahamed
Of punishment and clemency

Yet another death row inmate, AHM Biplob, has been granted clemency by the president. This is not the first time though. In 2010, 20 death row inmates convicted in the controversial Gama killing case were pardoned by the president.
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Lie u ten ant

November 20, 2010
Syeed Ahamed
Lie u ten ant

On 13 November 2010, the opposition leader Khaleda Zia accused the government of ‘forcefully and disgracefully evicting her’ from her cantonment residence. Ironically the same day, some Awami League leaders thanked her for ‘upholding the rule of law’ by vacating the house ‘willingly’. In the press briefing, the lamenting opposition leader said, “I feel harassed,...
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