The depraved murder of seven people in Narayanganj on April, 2014 has shocked a nation. Forty years ago, in April 1974, the nation was similarly stunned
When Charles Taylor was being handed down the verdict on 11 counts of war crimes and crime against humanity, Taylor’s defence attorney charged the prosecutors and the judges of the Special Court for Sierra Leon as saying:
Lately, three cases are seriously affecting people’s already depleted confidence in the law and order situation. These cases are unrelated in content but significant in the essence of the maladies
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.