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Bangladesh: Fresh death sentences show urgent need to end executions

Headline Title:  Bangladesh: Fresh death sentences show urgent need to end executions 03 November 2014 Bangladesh must immediately impose a moratorium on executions as a first step towards abolition of the death penalty and ensure that political interference does not mar judicial processes, Amnesty International said after the confirmation of two fresh death sentences over two days.Bangladesh’s Supreme Court today upheld the death sentence against Mohammad Kamaruzzaman, a senior leader of the opposition Jamaat-e-Islami party. Kamaruzzaman was first sentenced to death in May 2013,…

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