Day: August 20, 2013

Canada should compaign for democracy in Egypt

By: Haroon Siddiqui Columnist, Published on Sun Aug 18 2013 Toronto Star Aug 18, 2013 During the autocratic Hosni Mubarak era, Egyptian police and its hired thugs used to target women protesters, hijabis/niqabis in particular — taunting them, shoving them and groping them. In the post-Mubarak era, the army initiated […]

HRW comment on Azam verdict

Source: BDNews 24 By Suliman Niloy Dhaka: Barrister Tureen Afroz, a prosecutor in former Jamaat-e-Islami chief Ghulam Azam’s case in the war crimes tribunal, has harshly criticised New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) for questioning the trial process in the most sensational war crimes case in Bangladesh. In a statement on Friday, […]