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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

    ... Azam's death. During his trial, Azam was described as the "architect" of pro-Pakistani militias responsible for many atrocities during the war, in which three million people were ...

  2. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Khaleda Zia loses court fight to stop corruption case against her

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

    ... highest court has rejected appeals by opposition leader Khaleda Zia, clearing the way for her to stand trial on embezzlement charges that could see her jailed for life. Zia, 69, twice former prime ... was appointed illegally. But a Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Md Muzammel Hossain dismissed her appeals, allowing the trials to go ahead in a special court specialising in graft cases, her ...

  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

    ... At least another eight are on trial. The trials have sparked deadly protests throughout the Muslim-majority country, leaving at least 150 people dead since January when the court started handing down its verdicts. Jamaat claim the trials are politically motivated, accusing the country’s secular government of trying to execute its entire leadership. But the government maintains ...

  4. 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 ... a dozen people were injured, including the editor of a leading daily, in similar clashes between police and protesters. Demonstrations over the trials have left seven people dead since last month. ...

  5. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh court sentences top Islamist to death for arms smuggling

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

    ... to be smuggled across the border to ULFA,” Ahmed said. Security was tight in Chittagong for the judge’s long-awaited verdict following a year-long trial. Extra police and elite Rapid Action Battalion ...

  6. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh Islamist leader gets death penalty for war crimes

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

    ... violent clashes with police that killed five people. The trials have divided the country, with secularists demanding the execution of all the accused and Islamists branding the trials a sham, ...

  7. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladeshi police shot dead two in riots

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dhaka Officers say they fired in self-defence against Islamists' attacks over war crimes trial Two shotdead by police in Dhaka riots Bangladeshi police fired live rounds yesterday in fresh clashes with supporters of the country's largest Islamic party whose leaders are standing trial for war crimes, killing two people. The clashes came a day ...

  8. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh halts execution of opposition leader

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

    ... Court’s Appellate Division was reviewing on Wednesday. Mollah’s family had met him at a Dhaka jail for what was expected to be the last time. The execution would be the first from special trials ... stationed in the capital to head off any violence. Paramilitary guards were on standby across the country. Mollah’s party and Zia’s Bangladesh Nationalist Party say the trials are a politically ...

  9. 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

    ... 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, ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh makes 118 arrests in crackdown on opposition

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

    ... 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 ...




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