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Bangladesh: Death sentences for 152 mutineers are a further injustice

Headline Title:  Bangladesh: Death sentences for 152 mutineers are a further injustice 05 November 2013 Today’s death sentences handed down by a Bangladeshi court to 152 people involved in a 2009 mutiny are a perversion of justice, Amnesty International said. “Justice has not been served with today’s ruling, which, if carried out, will only result in 152 more human rights violations,” said Polly Truscott, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia-Pacific Director. Those sentenced were among hundreds of troops from the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) convicted of engaging in unlawful killings, hostage…

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