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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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Travesty of Justice

The forthcoming execution of Bangladesh’s Nizami must be stopped BY Ehsan Siddiq On January 6, 2016, Maulana Motiur Rahman Nizami, the leader of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami became the fifth opposition politician to be sentenced to death by the Supreme Court for alleged war crimes committed during the 1971 liberation war. However, with three executions last

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