In this edition of Hello Washington the topic of discussion was "Law and Order in Bangladesh and the Role of the Police." Our distinguished guests were Dr. Mahfuzul I. Khondaker and Dr. Enamul Huq.
Dr. Mahfuzul I. Khondaker is an Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice Department at Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina. Dr. Khondaker’s research interests include juvenile delinquency, crime and delinquency prevention, crime and perceptions of crime among the South Asian immigrants, and crime in Third World countries. Dr. Enamul Huq is President, Asia Crime Prevention and an ex-Inspector General of Police. An expert on criminal justice system, Dr. Huq regularly writes articles about law enforcement, crime prevention, terrorism, international cooperation on terrorism etcetetra.
The listeners asked questions on police brutality in Bangladesh against journalists, demonstrators and ordinary citizens, and what can be done to stop it.
Shameem Chawdhury hosted the show.