The death penalty is inhuman and inhumane. What I don't understand, however, is how the UN can call for its abolition in Bangladesh while it [the death penalty]thrives around the world – from neighboring India to the land of the free (the US).
A microbus of private television channel Mohona TV allegedly attacked and a journalist said to have been shot in Chittagong’s Raozan while returning from the burial of top war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, the terror of Raozan who was hanged early today.
Death row war crimes convicts Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed met their families at Dhaka jail. The meetings took place a day after the Supreme Court turned down their pleas for review against death penalty for war crimes during 1971 Liberation War.
BNP is yet to give any reaction on the Supreme Court’s verdict upholding death penalty for its standing committee member Salauddin Quader Chowdhury for crimes against humanity during the 1971 Liberation War.
Supreme Court maintains its previous ruling upholding death penalties for BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury and Jamaat-e-Islami's Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed for crimes against humanity during the country's 1971 War of Independence.
The Supreme Court has set a fresh date, tomorrow, for the review hearing on war criminal and BNP leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury’s death penalty.
Amnesty International has caused fury and rage in the minds of Bangladeshis with its latest statement in support of two war criminals awaiting death – SQ Chowdhury and Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed.
Lawyers of war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury said of moving a review against the appeal verdict that upheld death penalty for the BNP leader.