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Political Crime in South Asia: A Theoretical Explanation
Journal of Political Science and International Relations
Volume 1, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages: 1-11
Received: Oct. 26, 2017; Accepted: Nov. 16, 2017; Published: Dec. 24, 2017
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Md. Kamruzzaman, School of Victimology and Restorative Justice, Institute of Social Welfare and Research, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh; School of Criminology and Police Science, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail, Bangladesh; School of Law, Islamic University, Kustia, Bangladesh
Md. Rana Parvez, School of Criminology and Police Science, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Tangail, Bangladesh; School of Journalism and Communication, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P. R. China
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The conference paper focused mainly on political crime and victimization in South Asian developing countries (i.e., demographic subdivision Bangladesh). The objective of this paper is drawing successful strategies to make exploitation free life on the basis of the existing laws and theories to eradicate the peril. The data was collected mainly from secondary sources. After liberation war in 1971 there was no existence of the term political crime specifically but now it is the most detrimental crime which is increasing day by day. The perceived types of political crime included genocide, espionage, extrajudicial killings, political assassination, election fraud and violence etc. The underlying causes of political violence are political-ideological issues, Secularism and religion etc. The general people are the victim in this regard. The study was recommended to take a collaborative action to all the stakeholders to create awareness to the political parties enforcing laws by government to eclipse these sorry tales.
Political Crime, Terrorism, Victimization, Theoretical Explanation, South Asian Countries
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Md. Kamruzzaman, Md. Rana Parvez, Political Crime in South Asia: A Theoretical Explanation, Journal of Political Science and International Relations. Vol. 1, No. 1, 2018, pp. 1-11. doi: 10.11648/j.jpsir.20180101.11
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