April 16, 2014
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Salem-News.com (Apr-10-2014 15:04)
The Crouching TigerArticle by Mohamed Ibrahim
As sectarian strife in Myanmar evolves into a full blown genocide against Muslims, Bangladesh cannot afford to remain aloof especially as the government describes their Arakanese Muslim populace as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.
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Bangladesh celebrated their 43rd independence anniversary. This has been a difficult 43 years.
Salem-News.com (Feb-19-2014 12:05)
Chinese Sale of Submarines to BangladeshMike Joseph Burma Times
China is also helping Bangladesh rebuild the Ordinance Factory in Gazipur which produces small arms and ammunition.
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Bangladesh has finalized a deal to purchase two Ming-class submarines from China. Deal, which is waiting for final approval from the Finance Ministry, for the two submarines was worth $203.3 million.
Salem-News.com (Jan-11-2014 15:08)
Sajeeb Wazed Joy Has Millions in a Swiss Bank AccountJessica Fox for Salem-News.com
William Gomes says most of the media became the PR agency of the ruling party and the listed few who were vocal against the fascist regime have been successfully silenced by the ruling government.
Journalist William Gomes has claimed in a Tweet and email to Sajeeb Wazed Joy,Bangladesh Prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s son that Joy has an account in swiss bank worth 30 bln USD.
Salem-News.com (Dec-12-2013 21:12)
Bangladesh Hangs Jamaat Leader for War CrimesSalem-News.com
UN Human Rights chief Navi Pillay wrote to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina seeking a stay of the execution, saying the trial did not meet stringent international standards for the death penalty.
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Bangladesh on Thursday hanged Abdul Quader Molla, a top Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) leader known as the “Butcher of Mirpur,” making him the first person to be put to death for massacres committed during the country’s bloody 1971 war of independence.
Salem-News.com (Dec-09-2013 16:19)
Bangladesh Must Halt Execution of War Crimes Suspect Abdul Qader MollahWilliam Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com
Human Rights Ambassador William Nicholas Gomes asked president of Bangladesh stop the hanging of the leader of the country's largest Islamic party.
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Hanging Mollah on the basis of retroactive legislation and then denying him the right to appeal against this sentence is a grave violation of his fundamental rights. Following the international standard of Justice, Abdul Qader Mollah, accused of war crimes, should be granted a right to appeal against the conviction and death sentence.
Salem-News.com (Aug-15-2013 23:01)
Bangladesh: Arbitrary Arrest and Detention of Human Rights Defender Mr Adilur Rahman KhanLetter by William Gomes Salem-News.com
Mr. Khan was arrested in front of his house at Gulshan.
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On 13 August 2013, human rights defender Mr Adilur Rahman Khan was transferred to Kashimpur-1 jail where he remains in custody.
Salem-News.com (Jul-17-2013 12:35)
Ghulam Azam`s Verdict: Initial ThoughtsWilliam Gomes Salem-News.com
It is vital for there to be an impartial international system of justice in place to oversee this process and review the trials case by case.
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The controversial Bangladeshi domestic court known as the International Crimes Tribunal issued a verdict for the case of former political leader Prof Ghulam Azam on July 15 sentencing the 90-year-old to 90 years in prison -- commuted from a death penalty on account of his age.
Salem-News.com (Jun-29-2013 16:19)
`Questions About Politics` - First Episode in New Radio Program on BangladeshSalem-News.com
Salem-News.com believes this recently launched Internet radio program will see a high degree of success in regard to Human Rights education in Bangladesh.
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Our Human Rights Ambassador, William Nicholas Gomes, always adept in finding new ways to reach and assist people who are suffering, cut off, and disenfranchised, will host a new Bengali language radio program titled "Counter Punch".
Salem-News.com (Jun-27-2013 17:19)
Activists Gather for the First Fairtrade Region Yorkshire ConferenceSalem-News.com
Workshops covered subjects such as activities for schools and raising your local media profile.
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Fairtrade campaigners from across Yorkshire gathered this past weekend at Leeds University for the Fairtrade Yorkshire Campaigners’ Forum.
Salem-News.com (Jun-27-2013 16:54)
Global Consumer Watchdog Applauds White House for Suspending Trade Privileges with BangladeshSalem-News.com
SumOfUs.org holds corporations accountable for their actions and forge a new, sustainable and just path for our global economy.
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Statement by Kaytee Riek, campaign manager for SumOfUs.org, on President Obama’s decision to suspend trade privileges with Bangladesh over concerns about safety problems and labor rights violations in that country’s garment industry:
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