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  1. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Clashes, arson attacks amid festivities at Dhaka refugee camp kill nine

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:01am by AFP

    ... war of independence against Pakistan. Although not all came from India's Bihar state, they are referred to as "Biharis". Anti-Bihari feelings run deep among Bangladesh's majority Bengalis, as the migrants supported Pakistan in the war. Most of the victims at the camp burned to death after their homes were torched in the clashes, Rahman said. A photographer ...

  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 Muslim leader and a US citizen to death in absentia for murder on Sunday, in the latest ruling over atrocities committed during the war of independence. Britain’s Chowdhury Mueen-Uddin ...

  3. 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 ... was convicted on Monday and sentenced to 90 years in prison for masterminding atrocities during the war. That verdict prompted a nationwide strike by Jamaat supporters who took to the streets, sparking ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

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

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

    ... years in prison for masterminding atrocities during the 1971 war of independence against Pakistan. Ghulam Azam, 90, the wartime head of the largest Islamic party, Jamaat-e-Islami, and now its ... 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 ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. 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 single episodes of the 1971 independence war. In a ruling likely to further fuel tensions between the secular government and religious hardliners, a special tribunal found Mohammad Kamaruzzaman ...

  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 ... became the first person to be hanged for his role in the country’s bloody 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, after being convicted of rape and mass murder – including the killing of more ...

  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

    Hanging of top Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah triggers Bangladesh violence

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

    ... for war crimes Bangladesh was rocked by a new wave of deadly violence on Friday as Islamist supporters went on the rampage to vent their fury at the execution of one of their leaders for war crimes. Abdul Quader Molla became the first person to be hanged for his role in the country’s bloody 1971 war of independence when he was sent to the gallows at a prison in the capital Dhaka late ...

  10. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh halts execution of opposition leader

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

    ... Mollah, convicted of war crimes during the nation’s war of independence against Pakistan in 1971, was due to be executed at one minute past midnight on Wednesday morning, but lawyers went ... many mobile phone users in Bangladesh got a short message from an unknown number that said if Mollah was executed a civil war could break out. The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory ...




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