Capital punishment in Bangladesh
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The death penalty may be used as a punishment for crimes such as murder, sedition, offenses related to possession of or trafficking in drugs, offenses related to trafficking in human beings, treason, espionage, military crimes, rape, hijacking planes, sabotage, or terrorism. It is carried out by hanging and firing squad, although the latter method has been contested since 1998.
- "Bangladesh". The Death Penalty Worldwide database. Center for International Human Rights, Northwestern University School of Law. Retrieved 22 November 2013.
- "Bangladesh sentences 152 to death for 2009 mutiny". USA Today. 5 November 2013. Retrieved 5 November 2013.