Judicial Service Commission | A BROKEN DREAM | Status of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy

I was appointed the Chairman of the Judicial Service Commission although Md. Mozammel Hossain was senior to me. The Judicial Service Commission is housed in a few rooms of the Judicial Training Institute (JTI). There…

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Fazlul Karim’s Appointment as Chief Justice | A BROKEN DREAM | Status of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy

M.M. Ruhul Amin, the then Chief Justice, was due to retire on December 22, 2009. He had superseded Md Tofazaal Islam and Mohammad Fazlul Karim. Md Tofazaal Islam became the 17th Chief Justice and took…

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Ailment, Treatment, and Elevation to Appellate Division | A BROKEN DREAM | Status of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy

In 2009 I became sick with Lower Gastrointestinal cancer. Unfortunately, almost six months elapsed before doctors confirmed the diagnosis. In addition to my extreme physical sufferings, emotional torment descended on me when I started to…

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Emergency | A BROKEN DREAM | Status of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy

After the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) formed the government in 2001, a good number of cases were filed against prominent leaders of the Awami League including leaders of Bangladesh Chhatra (Students’) league. The president, vice-president…

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Elevation to the Bench | A BROKEN DREAM | Status of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy

During that time, a lawyer over fifty years old used to be considered for elevation to the Bench though the Constitution provides for 10 years practice in the Supreme Court. When I was in my…

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Struggle for Survival | A BROKEN DREAM | Status of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy

Immediately after the war of liberation, I passed LL.B. in the second class securing the highest mark. My father completely disowned me and said that I should not give my identity as his son if…

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A BROKEN DREAM | Status of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy : Early Life

Early Life | A BROKEN DREAM | Status of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy

I was born in a village Tilakpur, in Moulvibazar district, in present northeast Bangladesh. It is indeed a beautiful village on the bank of the Dhalai River which originates in India as a rivulet being…

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A BROKEN DREAM | Status of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy : INTRODUCTION

A BROKEN DREAM | Status of Rule of Law, Human Rights and Democracy : INTRODUCTION

Of the organs of the State, judiciary is an essential and integral part and its independence Bangladesh, which emerged through a war of independence against Pakistani occupation army in 1971, included democracy as one of…

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