USA: Death penalty, still a part of the 'American experiment', still wrong
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Muhammed Kamaruzzaman, a prominent leader of the opposition party Jamaat-e-Islami, is facing imminent execution after the Supreme Court rejected his review petition on 6 April. Authorities at the Dhaka Central Jail have summoned his family to visit him immediately, indicating that preparations to execute him may be underway.
Saman could be executed as early as February 19 for crimes allegedly committed when he was 17 years old. He was sentenced to death after being tortured into a 'confession.'