31 Aug '13, 11am

Blog: Repressive laws, human rights, and freedom of expression: BDINN Mahmudur Rahman had spent prison tim... #fb

Blog: Repressive laws, human rights, and freedom of expression: BDINN Mahmudur Rahman had spent prison tim... #fb

Mahmudur Rahman had spent prison time and suffered torture for contempt of court in the past. He was arrested the second time and tortured in police remand. His ideological opponents were thrilled at this and his supporters fought for him. There are, of course, a separate group of people who deem the violation of civil and human rights of any person unacceptable, including Mahmudur Rahman’s civil and human rights. They made it known that they do not support the ideology and politics of Mahmudur Rahman but they nonetheless considered it vital to support his rights. That is why they protested against his arrest and suppression of his opinion. Without this kind of protests the state power can become a terrifying tool for repression. The powerful then put it into use and makes the society and state a place of fear. The state is not an institution outside of the society and it ...

Full article: http://anwaribrahimblog.com/2013/08/31/repressive-laws-hu...

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