Lord Carlile’s letter to the Bangaldesh High Commissioner: Halt controversial execution order

07 Novemebr, 2014: Lord Carlile of Berriew CBE QC  issued a letter which he sent to the Bangladesh High Commissioner in London. I write to you to express my

US government calls for halt to Kamaruzzaman execution

In a move that I would gauge will be far from popular amongst many/most in Bangladesh, the United States has called for a halt to the execution of the Jamaat-e-Islami leader Kamaruzzaman. It did so through a statement given by its Ambassador-at-large for Global Criminal Justice, Stephen Rapp a couple of hours ago.

Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights activist share Nobel

LONDON – A 17-year-old Pakistani girl who survived a Taliban gunshot to the head for her advocacy of female education became Friday the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, winning alongside an Indian advocate for ending child labor.

Establish an international court to replace ICT

London: Renowned Human Rights Laser and War Crimes Judge Geoffrey Robertson urged the UN, the EC and other donor countries and NGOs to take action like suspension of humanitarian aid if Bangladesh government rushed to the gallows people prosecuted under unfair trials in the name of so-called ‘International Crimes Tribunal’. Mr Robertson who was the first President of the UN’s Sierra Leone War...

Unusual election and Unusual Opposition-British Minister

Dhaka: British Minster for International Development Alan Duncan termed the 5th January 2014 election as unusual and said that present main opposition party in the Bangladesh’s parliament is equally outlandish. He said