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The attack on an Awami League rally on August 21, 2004, killed 24 people and injured nearly 500 others, including party chief Sheikh Hasina.
Alam was arrested on August 5 for making "false" and "provocative" statements on Al Jazeera and on Facebook Live during massive student protests in the capital Dhaka.
The 72-year-old three-time former prime minister was jailed for five years on February 8 in connection with the embezzlement of 21 million taka.
Hardliners wanted the statue of the blindfolded, sari-clad woman holding scales -- a Bangladeshi version of the Greek goddess of justice -- to be replaced with a Koran.
Chittaranjan Gayen has already spent 17 years of his life in Jessore Prison in southern Bangladesh.