An open letter to Home Minister
The Honourable Home Minister always claims that law and order is satisfactory in the country. I do not know whether she is right or wrong when reportedly 208 people were killed in political violence, 115 in extrajudicial killings, 91 died in police custody, 63 Bangladeshi nationals killed in the border by Indian BSF; when there were 231 incidents of repression of journalists including killing, attack, litigation and arrest; and another 1,790 incidents of rape, in 11 months from January to November 2010.
If she says that compared to the BNP rule it is nothing, and hence the law and order situation is normal, then I have nothing to say. I want to welcome the government for taking the initiative to try the war criminals. But I cannot, because I see war criminals within the AL and they are in very good condition. Moreover, the present government is allowing its student and youth wings to do the same crime committed by the war criminals.
Honourable Home Minister, please learn to tell the truth and then you will be able to do good and bring peace in the country. Rape of innocent girls, reportedly, by the student cadre of the AL, is the worst crime and yet they are going unpunished. Do you want us to believe that you have the ability to take action against the leader of the opposition but do not have the ability to take action against a few young errant members of the party cadres?