A Victim Of Democracy
Based on the death of Mahima, who was violated by ruling party student activists because her father and brother belonged to the opposition. She killed herself on February 19,2002.
The Lynching At Rampura Lake
And again it had been people on the street who had been forced to take [the] law into their hands and lynch to death (sic) both Alauddin and his younger brother Rakib....Alauddin had been an Awami League activist during the Awami League rule, but jumped the ship to join BNP [Bangladesh Nationalist Party] when they came to power.
- Dhaka Courier 23 August 2002
Police could not yet arrest the alleged rapists as some local ruling party leaders gave them shelter.
- The Bangladesh Observer,7th April,2003
Requiescat In Pace
SUNAMGANJ, Apr 16: A local leader of Bangladesh Chatra league (BCL) [opposition party student wing] was gunned down by a youth in Sadar upazila on Tuesday....
- The Bangladesh Observer, April 17,2003
How Many Savimbis?
Mr Savimbi fought to oust the new ruling party, the Popular Movement for the Liberation of Africa (MPLA) , largely because he was not in charge of it. His soldiers followed him, largely out of tribal loyalty. The United States and the apartheid regime in South Africa supplied him with cash, missiles and reinforcements, largely because the MPLA was Marxist, and received help from the Soviet Union and Cuba.
- Obituary of Jonas Savimbi, “a despoiler of Angola”, The Economist, March 2nd 2002