The Awami League (AL) of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina won a landslide victory in the 2008 national elections. In it smanifesto the party pledged to maintain an independent judiciary and strengthen the protection of human rights. In gross violation of its electoral pledge, it captured and turned the judiciaryinto a tool to advance its political interests and launched a witchhunt against political oppoents.
Overviewing key cases of the War Crimes Tribunal currenlty trying political opponents, to the abuse of law, the various political interventions in the process and more, Citizens International's book is an indispensable tool for activists and those wanting to become more familiar with thi slittle known travesty of justice.
As many people face the death penalty after what many human rights groups say are sham trials, it is imperative that this abuse of process and these sham trials are exposed.
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