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About Mozammel H Khan

Prof. Mozammel H. Khan is the Convenor of the Canadian Committee for Human Rights and Democracy in Bangladesh. He writes from Canada.

Quader Mollah: fact versus fiction

Quader Mollah, the most infamous classmate of mine in my student days in Rajendra College (1964-66,) has become a part of history and probably, nationally and internationally, the most known individual of our class of 1966 superseding even the former cabinet minister of Khaleda Zia’s government, Ali Ahsan Mohammed Mujaheed who, incidentally, also is facing […]

Trial of war criminals: validation of our sovereignty

Trial of war criminals: validation of our sovereignty
Mozammel H Khan
Sovereignty is a very highly talked-about issue in the political arena of Bangladesh, especially when AL is in the helm of the government. In the eyes of AL’s political opponents, lack of sovereignty primarily refers to ‘selling out the country’ to our giant neighbour. It […]

By |August 21st, 2009|Uncategorized|1 Comment

An untenable security law

An untenable security law

Mozammel H Khan

The Bangladesh cabinet recently gave its final nod to ‘Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s Family Members Security Act 2009’. According to the approved act, Bangabandhu’s immediate family members will enjoy state security provided by Special Security Forces (SSF), and will get well secured residences. A similar law, […]

By |August 7th, 2009|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tajuddin Ahmed: A Rare Breed of Patriot

 

Two reputed constitutional lawyers of Canada while analyzing the legalities of the possible separation of Quebec from Canada observed, “after 1945 Bangladesh was the only country of the world that successfully seceded from Pakistani State through an armed struggle. However, the principal strength of that struggle came from the unparallel election victory of Awami League, […]

By |July 28th, 2009|Bangladesh, Politics|0 Comments

Political vengeance or overdue correction?

Mozammel H. Khan

THE cabinet in a recent decision has cancelled the allotment of BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s house in the cantonment. In the words of the cabinet proceedings, the cancellation was “due to a number of anomalies regarding the allotment within the military zone.”

The decision has given rise to, as expected, instant protests from BNP […]

By |April 12th, 2009|Bangladesh, Politics|0 Comments

AL-JP alliance: a journey to wilderness

AL-JP alliance: a journey to wilderness

Mozammel H. Khan

 

Since its inception some sixty years ago, the Awami League (AL) has lost more elections than it has won. Nevertheless, in many respects, the party has steadfastly occupied a high moral ground vis-à-vis its political rivals. Any act that gives rise to any ambiguity to its adherence to […]

By |December 24th, 2008|Bangladesh, Politics|4 Comments
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