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Bangladesh MP assassinated

Manjurul Islam, a member of the Bangladesh Parliament for the Gaibandha Sundarganj constituency, has died after being shot by three gunmen who attacked him at his home in Bamandanga of Sundarganj in northern Bangladesh. Mr Islam was injured in the ...

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Bangladesh elections: not free; not fair

Taysir Mahmud, Editor of the Weekly Desh, which is published in London, asks if is a free and fair election is possible in Bangladesh without a caretaker government. Last April I went to Bangladesh as my father suddenly passed away. I ...

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Justice Mustafa Kamal remembered

Barrister Nazir Ahmed remembers Justice Mustafa Kamal, one of the most talented judges in the history of Bangladesh. Former Chief Justice of Bangladesh Justice Mustafa Kamal died of a cardiac arrest at his residence at Gulshan in the capital on ...

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A law for the Justice, but not for the law-maker

Nazir Ahmed says it is unacceptable that a British citizen of Bangladeshi origin can become the Chief Justice of Bangladesh – but not an MP! Constitutionally a dual citizen (e.g., a British citizen of Bangladeshi origin) can become the Chief ...

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