Deadly Political Turmoil in Bangladesh: Ruling Party Supporters Bear the Brunt as Violence Escalates

Dhaka, Bangladesh — A recent examination of political conflicts during the first half of 2024 in Bangladesh highlights a grim picture of ongoing turmoil, claiming the lives of 91 individuals, with the notable impact on supporters of the incumbent Awami League. These casualties, predominately from the ruling party, point to a broader instability within the nation’s political landscape, encompassing electoral violence and clashes with law enforcement. The report from the Human Rights Support! Society (HRSS) …

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Death Row Inmate Pleads for Life Sentence with Unlikely Supporters in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho – After spending decades on death row, Idaho’s longest-serving death row prisoner is now seeking a life sentence. This surprising request has garnered support from unexpected allies. Paul Ezra Rhoades, who was convicted of the murders of three people in the 1980s, believes that his life should be spared. His defense team argues that his traumatic childhood and struggles with mental health should be considered in his sentencing. Supporters of his request include …

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Biden energizes supporters at SC church scarred by mass shooting

Columbia, SC – President Joe Biden visited the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Friday to rally voters in support of his reelection campaign. The church was the site of a 2015 mass shooting that left nine parishioners dead during a Bible study. Biden’s visit to the church holds symbolic importance, as it highlights his commitment to promoting racial justice and healing in a state where the Black vote is …

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