Jamaat i Islami

Bangladesh Hangs Islamist Leader for Rape and Genocide in 1971 War

By Ruma Paul DHAKA, May 11 –¬†Bangladesh¬†hanged Islamist party leader Motiur Rahman Nizami on Wednesday for genocide and other crimes committed during the 1971 war of independence from Pakistan, the law minister said, risking an angry reaction from his supporters. Nizami, head of the Jamaat-e-Islami party, was hanged at Dhaka Central jail just after midnight,

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