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  • BANGLADESH | 21st Aug Grenade Attack Verdict on Oct 10

    DHAKA | BSS The special court, trying the August 21st grenade attack case, today set October 10th for delivering its verdict wrapping up the protracted trial of the attack that killed 24 people and wounded some 500 others. “The trial process continued for a long time and now reached a stage . . . the hearing process has ended today,” judge Shahed Nuruddin of Dhaka’s 1st Speedy Trial Tribunal pronounced after 118 days of argument.   Rahman, now in London, and 17 others including several intelligence officials were earlier declared “absconding” as they were on the run to evade justice   He added: “The date for delivering the verdict is on 10–10–2018.” Nuruddin said during the long period he tried to realise with “my heart”… …. 

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  • The Future of Myanmarese Peace Process

    SAI WANSAI | The national peace negotiation process in Myanmar is not working, and it is currently facing stagnation. The national peace negotiation process in Myanmar is not working, and it is currently facing stagnation. After a 14–month delay, a third “Union Peace Conference—21st Century Panglong” (UPC–21CP) took place in Nay Pyi Taw in mid–July this year in a bid to convey a positive momentum. But, even then, core issues like political dialogue, security reform,… …. 

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