Category Archives: Torture

Dr. M. Anwar Hossain

Human Rights Watch has protested the growing pattern of abuses by the military government in Bangladesh. In response to the nationwide protests, the military has cracked down on students, academics and journalists. One of the five professors who have been … Continue reading

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A Journalist’s Tale

[Cross posted at E-Bangladesh] [Reports on the latest situation on Bangladesh from Rezwan.] After declaring a curfew on Wednesday, the Bangladesh military began to systematically target journalists for beating and intimidation.   The Committee to Protect Journalists has protested the treatment of … Continue reading

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Tortured By The Bangladesh Military

In May I wrote about the abduction of Bangladeshi journalist, and fellow blogger, Tasneem Khalil by the Bangladeshi military. Tasneem was picked up in the middle of the night for daring to criticize the military that had taken control of Bangladesh … Continue reading

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Mr. Hakim Goes To Washington

On Monday President Bush is scheduled to meet Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, the leader of the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI). Mr. Hakim is to get the full treatment topped off with a White House meeting with … Continue reading

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The End Of An Era

      "Of one thing we may be sure. The future will never have to ask, with misgiving, what could the Nazis have said in their favor. History will know that whatever could be said, they were allowed to … Continue reading

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