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Bangladesh Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence of Islamic Leader

Bangladesh Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentence of Islamic Leader

In Bangladesh, a death sentence that was given to the leader of the country’s largest Islamist party, Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, was upheld. Kamaruzzaman, assistant secretary general of Jamaat-e-Islami, was found guilty in May, 2013, by a special war crimes tribunal of torture and genocide. Last week, the special war crimes tribunal also sentenced to death the […]

Bangladesh: Power Restored to Most of Country [Update]

Bangladesh: Power Restored to Most of Country [Update]

Power has been restored to most of Bangladesh on Sunday several hours after the poor, energy-deficient nation was plunged into a nationwide blackout when the power grid transmission line that connects the country to India failed, according to reports. This is an update to a previously reported Guardian Liberty Voice Breaking News story. The blackout […]

Bangladesh Hit by Blackout via Major Power Failure With India

Bangladesh Hit by Blackout via Major Power Failure With India

Bangladesh suffered massive power outages and blackouts today when the Bangladesh-India national power interconnection grid at Bheramara in Kushtia was tripped. According to reports, the power grid used for transmission was tripped at 11:30 a.m. their time. The disruption created a sudden vacuum, which caused a shutdown of generation at all power plants and resulted […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 1-6, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 1-6, 2014

The world news daily digest for August 1 through August 6 includes the top stories over the past five days. As Taiwanese citizens finally return to their homes, investigation into the deadly gas explosion continues. Meanwhile, in Bangladesh, many worry over the safety of the ferry system in the country. The biggest concern however, lies […]

Bangladesh: Ferry Captain Charged With Murder

Bangladesh: Ferry Captain Charged With Murder

Bangladesh ferry captain of the MV Pinak-6¬†and five others have been charged with murder after a second major ferry accident this year claimed the life of over 100 passengers. The ferry¬†accidents were both caused by strong river currents, bad weather, and overcrowding of the vessels. The first incident happened on May 15, 2014 and another […]

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