Bangladesh Bus Bombing Kills 4, Injures 30

Bangladesh Bus Bombing Kills 4, Injures 30

Authorities in Bangladesh are reporting an attack on a bus travelling to Dhaka using petrol bombs which has killed four people and left 30 others injured, many with very severe burns. The bus was under a police escort during its journey, though the people responsible for the bombing were able to disappear quickly before being […]

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 […]