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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Heart attack kills war criminal Ghulam Azam, the ‘Hitler’ of Bangladesh

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 10:54pm by AFP

    ... of the clinic Abdul Majid Bhuiyan said. He became the second war crime convict to die in custody after Abdul Alim, a senior official of the main opposition party, died in August. Azam's son, ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Polling booths torched on eve of violence-torn Bangladesh election

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 05:14pm by AFP

    ... complicity in poll violence – deprive the country’s voters of any true choice.” Some of the worst violence followed the conviction of leading Islamists for crimes in the 1971 independence war. ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Deadly political clashes grip Bangladesh capital, Dhaka

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 02:55pm by AFP

    ... intensified in October. The conflict pits an opposition alliance led by Zia's opposition BNP against Hasina, who accuses Zia of protecting people being tried or convicted of war crimes involving ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh makes 118 arrests in crackdown on opposition

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 09:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... the country’s largest Islamist party, which has been barred from contesting the polls, is also furious with the government after one of its leaders was executed last week for crimes during the 1971 independence war. Protests over the divisive polls and the war crime trials have left at least 264 people dead since January, making this year the bloodiest in Bangladesh’s history. Of the 118, 37 ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Five die in fresh Bangladesh clashes over Islamist hanging

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 06:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... protesters on Monday as five more people died in clashes sparked by the execution of an Islamist leader for war crimes. Police said trouble broke out in several places in the southeastern district ... sentenced to death by the domestic court known as the International Crimes Tribunal, which the opposition says is aimed at eradicating its leaders. The sentences have triggered riots and plunged ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Execution order issued for death row Bangladesh Islamist

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 08:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... originally handed down to him by the International Crimes Tribunal, a domestic war crimes court. The ICT on Sunday “issued a warrant of execution for Molla”, and sent it to the prison authorities, ... on December 16 to commemorate Bangladesh’s 1971 independence war victory against Pakistan. Molla was convicted of war crimes during the nine-month liberation war. He and other Jamaat leaders opposed ...

  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh deploys military in election countdown

    Posted Dec 26th 2013, 09:45am by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... this year has been the bloodiest since it broke free from its former rulers in Islamabad. Protests over the polls and over the death sentences handed down to Islamists convicted of war crime during ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh opposition vows to defy march ban

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 09:48pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... across the country, both in protest at the elections and death sentences handed to Islamist leaders who were convicted for crimes dating back to the independence war. A policeman and a hotel ...




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