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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh war crimes court sentences British Muslim and US citizen to death

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 03:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Britain’s Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin and Ashrafuzzaman Khan from the United States convicted in absentia A Bangladesh war crimes court sentenced a British-based ... and Ashrafuzzaman Khan, from the United States, were found guilty by the much-criticised International Crimes Tribunal of 11 charges relating to the slaughter of 18 intellectuals during the 1971 conflict. ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh Islamist leader gets death penalty for war crimes

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 04:02pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced a senior leader of the country’s largest Islamic party to death for crimes committed during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mujahid, 65, was found guilty of five charges, including abduction and murder, and was sentenced to death by the much-criticised International Crimes Tribunal. ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Uproar as top Bangladesh Islamist jailed for 90 years for war crimes

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 02:47pm by AFP

    ... spiritual leader, was found guilty of all five charges by the controversial International Crimes Tribunal. “He has been sentenced to 90 years in prison or until his death for the charges,” ... party and a key member of the opposition, called a nationwide strike on Monday to protest the impending verdict, saying the war crimes trials are aimed at eliminating its leaders. Azam ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Death toll in Bangladesh war crimes clashes rises

    Posted Mar 01st 2013, 05:20pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka The number of people killed in clashes in Bangladesh over the conviction of Islamist leaders for war crimes rose to 53 on Friday, as fresh outbursts ... independence war. Firebrand preacher Delwar Hossain Sayedee, 73, was the third person to be convicted by a war crimes tribunal whose verdicts have been met by outrage from Islamists who say the process ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Dozen injured in Bangladesh war crimes protest

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 03:41pm by AFP

    ... to the country’s war crimes trials. At least a dozen people were injured by rubber bullets during the clashes, Dhaka Medical College emergency officer Robiul, who uses one name, told reporters. Police ... The protesters have been demanding a halt to the trials of Jamaat leaders for crimes including genocide and rape they are alleged to have committed during the country’s 1971 war of independence against ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh delivers first war crime verdict

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 01:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh’s controversial war crimes court delivered its first verdict on Monday against a popular Islamic televangelist accused of genocide and rape during ... Crimes Tribunal, which was set up by Bangladesh’s secular government in March, 2010, has come in for widespread criticism for targeting opposition leaders including the entire leadership ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    TV evangelist sentenced to death by Bangladesh war crimes tribunal

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... "He was not involved in any of these crimes and was never named as a Pakistani collaborator in any of the war books," he said. But prosecutor Shahidur Rahman said outside the tribunal ... was accused of murdering at least a dozen Hindus. "Six of them he shot dead himself and took part in a genocide," Rahman said. The International Crimes Tribunal, which has no international ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh Islamist sentenced to hang for war genocide

    Posted May 09th 2013, 09:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka A war crimes court sentenced a top Bangladeshi Islamist to death on Thursday for masterminding the slaughter of at least 120 farmers in one of the bloodiest ... guilty of genocide, torture, abduction and crimes against humanity. “He is be hanged by the neck till death,” presiding judge Obaidul Hassan told a packed courtroom in the capital Dhaka. ...

  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh sentences seventh opposition lawmaker to death

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 03:53pm by Reuters in Dhaka

    ... Reuters in Dhaka Salauddin Quader Chowdhury found guilty of torture, rape and genocide Bangladesh’s war crimes tribunal sentenced a senior opposition leader and lawmaker to death ... as politically motivated ahead of polls due by January and more than 100 people have been killed in protests against the war crimes verdicts since the start of this year. The 64-year-old Chowdhury ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh court upholds death penalty for top Islamist Abdul Quader Molla

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 02:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh’s highest court upheld the death penalty for a top Islamist leader convicted of war crimes, just two days after he was given a dramatic last-minute ... stayed the hanging of Molla, just 90 minutes before his scheduled execution at a jail in Dhaka, amid a global outcry over the fairness of his and other trials held for alleged war crimes. Molla, ...




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