Posts Tagged ‘ Presidential pardon ’

“Don’t worry so much. Give it time.”

June 2, 2014
Muhammad Q. Islam
“Don’t worry so much. Give it time.”

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
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Presidential pardon and war crimes convicts

February 20, 2013
ABM Nasir
Presidential pardon and war crimes convicts

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:
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What do Biplob, Ghulam Azam and Sagar-Runi have in common?

March 1, 2012
Afsan Chowdhury
What do Biplob, Ghulam Azam and Sagar-Runi have in common?

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
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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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