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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ... including officers were hacked to death, tortured or burnt alive before their bodies were dumped in sewers and shallow graves. At least 150 BDR soldiers have been sentenced to death for the massacre ...

  3. 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 ... the ruling. The tribunal in Dhaka has now convicted 10 people, mostly leaders of the country’s largest Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami, for war crimes, with seven of them sentenced to death by hanging. ...

  4. 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 on Tuesday in the seventh such verdict by the body set up to probe abuses during the country’s bloody struggle for independence. Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, a legislator from the main opposition ...

  5. 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 ... was sentenced to death on January 21. The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and its Islamist allies have said the war crimes court is a political tool for the ruling Awami League ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Riots erupt as Bangladeshi Islamist sentenced to life

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 02:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Riots broke out in several Bangladesh cities on Tuesday after a court sentenced a senior Islamist opposition official to life in prison for mass murder during ... judge Obaidul Hassan delivered the verdict in a crowded and tightly guarded court. He deserved the death sentence because of the gravity of the crimes. But the court gave him life imprisonment ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    TV evangelist sentenced to death by Bangladesh war crimes tribunal

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka TV evangelist is sentenced to death A court probing Bangladesh's war of independence sentenced a top Islamic television evangelist to death in its first conviction. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, who has been on the run for nine months, was sentenced to be hanged for genocide and murder committed during the 1971 war, judge Obaidul Hasan said. Azad ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh halts execution of opposition leader

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

    ... for an Islamist opposition leader in Bangladesh were trying to get his death sentence thrown out on Wednesday after a late reprieve saved his life just hours before he was to be hanged. Abdul Quader ... 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 ...

  9. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh capital cut off to prevent opposition march

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 05:50pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... with transport services into Dhaka halted in a bid to thwart the second day of a march against next week’s elections. Bus, ferry and train services were suspended for a third day as authorities resumed ... could become a focal point for more unrest, after what has already been the deadliest year for political violence in the country’s history. Dhaka-bound trains services were suspended ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Execution order issued for death row Bangladesh Islamist

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka A Bangladesh court on Sunday ordered prison authorities to hang an Islamist leader months after he was sentenced to death, raising fears of a new wave 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 ...




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