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Tag Archives: Molla
The latest news with Bangladesh is as baffling as it is worrying. Is it a first in political history for a party leader to be forced by the Government to take part in elections? Well, Bangladesh’s lovable ex-dictator, Ershad, has … Continue reading
Bangladesh politics continues to amaze and dismay in equal proportions as I read today that 151 candidates in the January elections will be elected unopposed breaking all previous records in the country (and maybe anywhere I suspect?). This is number … Continue reading
Last night they executed Molla. All around the country there has been incidents of violence though I’ve not caught up with the news today to tell much that has gone on. I do know that many of our friends are … Continue reading
Half this series done now – while I’m enjoying keeping this ‘public journal’ it’s also somewhat like a ticking bomb too. Very mixed feelings. 😦 While the courts continue to debate the legality of Molla’s execution the UN officials who came to Bangladesh … Continue reading
Yesterday evening it was announced in Bangladesh that the family of Abdul Quader Molla – the first (I think) of the men convicted of being war criminals earlier this year – had been advised to see him immediately. We all knew … Continue reading