Bangladesh Islamist sentenced to death The deputy head of Bangladesh’s opposition Jamaat-e-Islami party has been sentenced to death by the country’s war crimes tribunal, BBC reports.
Muhammad Kamaruzzaman was found guilty on five out of seven counts of torture and mass murder committed during the 1971 war of independence.
The nine-month war of secession from Pakistan killed as many as three million people.
The tribunal was set up in 2010 to try people accused of collaboration.
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Sheikh Hasina is the Prime Minister of Bangladesh serving in her position since 2009. She is the founding father and first President ever elected to Bangladesh. Hasina’s political career has spanned over 4 decades during which served as Prime Minister and Opposition Leader. During her service as the Opposition Leader an assassination attempt was made in 2004. ”In 2007, she was arrested for corruption and charged with murder by the military-backed Caretaker Government during the 2006–2008...Read Full Story
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Insanity must run in the Mujib family. Once in power Mujib could not tolerate the opposition, so he banned all the political parties. The man who came to power as the harbinger of democracy actually had himself declared as dictator for life. His daughter is doing the...Read Full Story
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The streets of Bangladesh are witnessing “ruthless torture” by the police and other foreign agencies like RAW.The Bangaldesh National Party (BNP) leader Ms. Khalida Zia calls it “genocide”. The victims have been protesting against death sentences and other capital punishments being awarded to aged Bangladeshi leaders by “mere tool of victimization” called “Special war crimes tribunal”–essentially a Kangaroo Court. At the time these old men...Read Full Story
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DHAKA: Bangladesh’s prime minister has ruled out a new blasphemy law despite a mass campaign by Islamists to introduce the death penalty for bloggers whom they accuse of insulting the Prophet Mohammed.
As part of their push for a change in the law, the Hefajat-e-Islam group on Monday forced the closure of schools and businesses and barricaded inter-city motorways and railways across the country in a general strike.
Police said at...Read Full Story