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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Khaleda Zia loses court fight to stop corruption case against her

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Supreme Court rules against claims that a judge at a lower court was appointed illegally Court rejects Zia move to quash corruption case Bangladesh's ... minister and leader of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), went to the Supreme Court to seek a suspension of the proceedings, saying the lower court judge who has been hearing her cases ...

  2. 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

    ... reprieve from execution. The Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Muzammel Hossain “dismissed” Abdul Quader Molla’s appeal for a final review of his death sentence, meaning he could now be hanged ... Bengali civilians. Since Wednesday the Supreme Court has heard an appeal on whether Molla could seek a review of the death sentence, with his lawyers arguing that he had “a constitutional right” ...

  3. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Execution order issued for death row Bangladesh Islamist

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

    ... of clashes in the unrest-plagued nation. Abdul Quader Molla, a key leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was given the death penalty in September when the Supreme Court toughened the life sentence ... of murder if he is executed before the case is reviewed by the Supreme Court. It will be violation of the constitution,” defence lawyer Tajul Islam said. Observers say Molla could be hanged ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh halts execution of opposition leader

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 04:00pm by Associated Press in Dhaka

    ... to the home of Judge Syed Mahmud Hossain and secured a postponement. Now, the lawyers are trying to convince the Supreme Court to throw out the sentence in a case that could usher in a fresh wave ... guilty by the special tribunal in February and sentenced to life in prison. The Supreme Court changed the penalty to a death sentence in September, triggering deadly clashes and a nationwide ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh accuses 17 over Rana Plaza garment factory collapse that killed 1,130

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 08:34pm by Reuters

    ... that may result in a charge sheet being filed to a court. Low labour costs and, critics say, shortcuts on safety, make Bangladesh the cheapest place to make large quantities of clothing. Companies ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh court sentences top Islamist to death for arms smuggling

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 05:18pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Chittagong A Bangladesh court on Thursday sentenced 14 people to death, including the leader of the country’s largest Islamist party, over a massive arms smuggling racket ten years ago. Motiur Rahman Nizami, 70, leader of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was sentenced to hang after being convicted over the racket involving 10 truckloads of arms seized by police ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Hanging of top Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah triggers Bangladesh violence

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 02:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Dhaka

    ... on Thursday. The hanging took place at 10.01pm, after the Supreme Court had earlier dismissed an appeal for a final review of the death sentence handed down to Molla who was a senior figure ... committed most of the atrocities. Molla was one of five Islamists and other politicians sentenced to death by a domestic court known as the International Crimes Tribunal, which the opposition says ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh court sentences 150 soldiers to death for mutiny

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 04:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka 2009 revolt saw 74, mostly Bangladeshi army officers, hacked to death and bodies burned 150 soldiers given death for mutiny A Bangladeshi court has sentenced ... of the army officers Lead prosecutor Baharul Islam  A special court convicted and sentenced 150 of the soldiers to death over the mutiny, which was motivated in part by poor pay and conditions ...

  9. 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 ... “Justice will not be done if they are not awarded capital punishment,” senior judge Obaidul Hassan told the packed court in Dhaka. Another judge, Mujibur Rahman Mia, told the court: “They ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh court declares top Islamist party illegal

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 03:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Bangladesh’s main Islamist party was banned from contesting next year’s election when the high court ruled on Thursday that Jamaat-e-Islami’s charter breached ... and members of the elite Rapid Action Battalion were deployed outside the court in central Dhaka but there were no immediate reports of violence. The ruling comes after a leading Sufi group, which ...




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