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Five killed over a clash on Jamaat leader hanging

4 years, 10 months ago
Dhaka: Bangladesh police opened fire on bomb-throwing protesters on Monday as five more people died in clashes sparked by the execution of a Jamaat leader for war crimes. The trouble broke out in several places in the southeastern district…

Bangladesh halts execution of Jamaat leader

4 years, 10 months ago
Dhaka: Lawyers for an Islamist opposition leader in Bangladesh were trying to get his death sentence thrown out after a late reprieve saved his life just hours before he was to be hanged. The lawyers are trying to convince the Supreme…

Jamaat leader given last-minute stay of execution in Bangladesh

4 years, 10 months ago
Dhaka: Bangladesh's highest court on Tuesday halted the execution of a top Islamist just 90 minutes before he was to become the first person executed for war crimes committed during the country's bloody independence fight. Supreme Court…